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you ask me, I ask whoI don't know, how should I knowRate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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ask forTo increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.Rate it:

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ask forrequestRate it:

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ask formake a requestRate it:

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ask fortry to obtain by requestingRate it:

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ask for itTo provoke an unwanted action.Rate it:

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ask for the moonTo claim or desire something that one cannot have.Rate it:

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ask me one on sporta sarcastic reply given when a person does not know the correct answer.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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ask outTo invite somebody, especially on a date.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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ask the questionUsed other than as an idiom: to ask a given question.Rate it:

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ask the questionTo make an appeal to the umpire against the batsman.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellApplied to various other policies that prohibit a behavior but also discourage investigation of it.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC ยง 654.Rate it:

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I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited questionRate it:

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if you ask meUsed to introduce one's opinion, without being asked for itRate it:

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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.Rate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo act boldly.Rate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo take action with serious consequences without delay, preserving the benefit of surprise by not providing indication of one's intent.Rate it:

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look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to obtain.Rate it:

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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to capture.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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take afterIn appearance or habit.Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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after allin spite of everythingRate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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after all is said and doneAlternative form of when all is said and doneRate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.Rate it:

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after the jumpUsed to introduce an inline advertisement in a webpage etc.Rate it:

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after youA gesture, usually polite, urging another person to take a turn at something ahead of the speaker.Rate it:

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after you, AlphonseAn exchange indicating excessive formality or effort at politeness, particularly where two people each refuse to go forward because each insists on allowing the other to go forward first.Rate it:

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chase afterTo chase someone.Rate it:

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chase afterTo pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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