Meaning of “ask for sb” in the English Dictionary

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"ask for sb" in British English

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ask for sb

phrasal verb with ask uk /ɑːsk/ us /æsk/ verb

to say that you would like to see or speak to someone:

A young man was here asking for you this morning.

(Definition of “ask for sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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