Meaning of “ask sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"ask sb out" in British English

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ask sb out

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

to invite someone to come with you to a place such as the cinema or a restaurant, especially as a way of starting a romantic relationship:

She's asked Steve out to the cinema this evening.
You should ask her out sometime.

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