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Portuguese translation of 'ask'

Word Frequency


transitive verb
1. perguntar
2. (invite) convidar
to ask sb sth perguntar algo a alguém
to ask sb for sth pedir algo a alguém
to ask sb to do sth pedir para alguém fazer algo
to ask sb the time perguntar as horas a alguém
to ask sb about sth perguntar a alguém sobre algo
to ask about the price perguntar pelo preço
to ask (sb) a question fazer uma pergunta (a alguém)
to ask sb out to dinner convidar alguém para jantar
ask after
inseparable transitive verb
perguntar por
ask for
inseparable transitive verb
it's just asking for it or trouble é procurar encrenca

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Example Sentences Including 'ask'

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We're friends, so I'm going to keep my temper and ask you what you're suggesting.
Lisa Scottoline LEGAL TENDER (2001)
She was rather disgusted that she had not thought to ask Filip to pack any food.
Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)
Let her breathe the air outside of Sanctuary for a time and then ask her the same question.
Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)
Walter, she checked into that hotel alone - don't ask me why, I can't explain it.
Jon Cleary YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2001)

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'ask' in Other Languages

British English: ask /ɑːsk/ VERB
If you ask someone a question, you say that you want to know something.
I asked him what his name was.
  • American English: ask
  • Arabic: يَسْأَلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: perguntar
  • Chinese: 询问
  • Croatian: pitati
  • Czech: zeptat 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
  • European Portuguese: perguntar
  • Romanian: a întreba
  • Russian: спрашивать
  • Spanish: preguntar
  • Swedish: fråga
  • Thai: ถาม
  • Turkish: sormak
  • Ukrainian: запитувати
  • Vietnamese: hỏi


Translation of ask from the Collins English to Portuguese
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