ask a question

This page is about the collocation ask a question

collocation pattern: verb + noun


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?

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