Hindi translation of 'ask'
ask /ɑːsk, æsk आस्क्, ऐस्क्/
Word forms: asks, asking, asked
1. transitive verb
If you ask someone something, you say something in the form of a question because you want some information.
'How is Frank?' he asked.
I asked him his name.
I wasn't the only one asking questions.
She asked me if I'd enjoyed my dinner.
2. transitive verb
If you ask someone to do something, you tell them that you want them to do it. If you ask to do something, you tell someone that you want to do it.
We had to ask him to leave.
I asked to see the Director.
3. intransitive verb
If you ask for something, you say that you would like it. If you ask for someone, you say that you want to see them or speak to them.
I went to the next house and asked for food.
There's a man at the gate asking for you.
4. transitive verb
If you ask someone's permission or forgiveness, you try to obtain it.
He asked permission to leave.
5. transitive verb
If you ask someone somewhere, you invite them there.
Couldn't you ask Jon to the party?
You can say 'if you ask me' to emphasize that you are stating your personal opinion.
यदि आप मुझसे पूछें
He was too rude, if you ask me.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'ask'
She was rather disgusted that she had not thought to ask Filip to pack any food.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Let her breathe the air outside of Sanctuary for a time and then ask her the same question.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Walter, she checked into that hotel alone - don't ask me why, I can't explain it.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'ask'
View usage over:
'ask' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَسْأَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perguntar
- Chinese: 询问
- Croatian: pitati
- Czech: zeptat se ptát se
- Danish: spørge
- Dutch: vragen
- European Spanish: preguntar
- Finnish: kysyä
- French: demander
- German: fragen
- Greek: ρωτώ
- Italian: chiedere
- Japanese: 尋ねる
- Korean: 묻다 질문
- Norwegian: spørre
- Polish: zapytać pytać
- Portuguese: perguntar
- Romanian: a întreba
- Russian: спрашивать
- Spanish: preguntar
- Swedish: fråga
- Thai: ถาม
- Turkish: sormak
- Ukrainian: запитувати запитати
- Vietnamese: hỏi
Translation of ask from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary