Definition of “ask around” - English Dictionary

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“ask around” in British English

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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)

“ask around” in American English

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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)

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