Meaning of “inquire after sb” in the English Dictionary

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"inquire after sb" in British English

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inquire after sb

mainly UK UK also enquire after sb
phrasal verb with inquire UK also enquire uk /ɪnˈkwaɪər/ us /ɪnˈkwaɪr/ verb [ I or T ]

to ask for information about someone, especially about their health, in order to be polite:

She inquired after his grandfather's health.

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