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inquire after sb

mainly UK (UK also enquire after sb)
phrasal verb with inquire (UK also enquire) uk   /ɪnˈkwaɪər/  us   /-ˈkwaɪr/ verb [I or T]
to ​ask for ​information about someone, ​especially about ​theirhealth, 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)
Translations of “inquire after sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 问候,询问(尤指健康状况)…
in Turkish hal hatır sormak…
in Russian справляться о ком-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 問候,詢問(尤指健康狀況)…
in Polish dopytywać się lub pytać o kogoś…
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