ask for Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote)
To increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.

If you keep on speeding, you are asking for trouble.

Additional definitions for 'ask for':

ask forrequest
ask formake a request
ask fortry to obtain by requesting
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