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  1. ask forverb


  2. ask forverb

    to request

    I asked for a glass of water.


  3. ask forverb

    To increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.

    If you keep on speeding, you are asking for trouble.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. invite, ask forverb

    increase the likelihood of

    "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"

    bid, ask in, invite, ask over, tempt, pay for, take in, call for, ask round, receive

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  1. Winston Churchill:

    We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

  2. The Pope:

    We ask for peace and freedom for the many men and women subject to old and new forms of enslavement on the part of criminal individuals and groups.

  3. Chief Executive David Joyce:

    We need to prove to ourselves that we can go from 40 to 600 to 1,200, and while we do that we will learn more about our capacity as well as our efficiency, there is no conflict with the airplane companies. Our job is to make sure that when they ask for a rate, and we say 'yes', that we deliver. And to do that we need a little bit more data.

  4. Lisa Ayoub-Rodriguez:

    I see this often in the population, they are afraid to ask for help, this is a basic example, a very simple case of a family not receiving basic human needs, access to water and warmth. This is why children should not be in a detention centers.

  5. Le Drian:

    What we want is that these events and actions are documented and then the international community will be within its right to ask for explanations. But first we need to know who and why they acted like that.

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