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ask around

phrasal verb with ask uk   /ɑːsk/ us   /æsk/ verb
to ask a lot of different people in order to get information or help: Our babysitter's just moved away, so we're asking around for a replacement.
(Definition of ask around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ask around

phrasal verb with ask us   /æsk/ verb
to talk to several people in order to get or learn something: If you ask around I'm sure someone there can give you directions to the museum.
(Definition of ask around from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ask around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 四处打听, 多方询问…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四處打聽, 多方詢問…
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