WORD FOCUS: ask WORD FOCUS: ask requestto officially ask for something consultto ask someone for advice demandto ask for something very forcefully nag/pesterto keep asking for something many times, in an annoying way beg/pleadto ask for something in an anxious or urgent way, because you want it very much question/interrogateto ask someone questions - used especially about the police or the army grillinformalto ask someone a lot of difficult questions cross-examineto ask someone questions in court - used about lawyers pollto ask a lot of people for their opinion about something ➔ See alsoask
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