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ask a question

This page is about the collocation ask a question

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to ask somebody to tell you something

For example

  • If you want to ask a question, put up your hand.

  • What sort of questions did they ask you in the job interview?

Note:
A related collocation with the opposite meaning is "answer a question"

Quick Quiz

We usually ask questions if we want to

a. say something

b. know something

c. answer something

Contributor: Matt Errey