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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. Jim Scussel:

    It basically raises the limit to an amount that we all agree on. We won't come back to the table and ask for more.

  2. Lee Kuan Yew:

    Soon I will be calling elections to ask for your mandate, to take Singapore into this next phase of our nation building.

  3. Joe Biden:

    A lot of you have been through a lot tougher times than I and you know when you lose a son or a daughter. It takes some time for the family to sort of be there. We're working through it, i know Beau would want me to run, but honest answer is no man or woman should ask for your vote for president unless they with all your heart and soul can look you in the eye and say' I promise you all my effort, all my attention, all, all my heart, all of my soul,'.

  4. Mr Bourke:

    Unfortunately and despite the pressure ... Melissa was under she did not ask for help.

  5. Barack Obama:

    When you were asked,' What's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America,' you said' Russia.' Not al Qaeda ; you said Russia, and, the 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back, because the Cold War's been over for 20 years.

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