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  1. ask forverb

    Synonyms:
    request

  2. ask forverb

    to request

    I asked for a glass of water.

    Synonyms:
    request

  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.

    Synonyms:
    request

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  1. invite, ask forverb

    increase the likelihood of

    "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"

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

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How to use ask for in a sentence?

  1. Kartika Wirjoatmodjo:

    We plan to ask for restructuring of the maturing global sukuk, we have engaged with an adviser, who has begun to communicate with bondholders.

  2. Christina Haack:

    Ant and I have made the difficult decision to separate, we are grateful for each other and as always, our children will remain our priority. We appreciate your support and ask for privacy for us and our family as we navigate the future.

  3. Jennifer Palmieri:

    I don't feel that level of discomfort. I don't see a lot of evidence of it. I see Hillary Clinton leading, beating every Republican in most national polls, the vast majority of national polls, in the coverage, it gets lost: She has the most money, and she's beating every Republican in most of the polls. So you can't really ask for much more than that.

  4. Neil Gorsuch:

    I do ask for a show of hands -- not about the question you asked, but about the following question, and I ask it of everybody: How many of you have had questions like this asked of you in the employment environment? An inappropriate question about your family planning? and I am shocked every year senator how many young women raise their hands, it's disturbing to me.

  5. Kyle Gibson:

    This is one of those games, yeah, it would be great to have, but that’s a really good team over there and more than likely the team that we’re going to see in October when we get there, so, to play them pretty tight, to have multiple chances there in the last two innings against their best guys, you really can’t ask for anything else.


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