ask for directions

This page is about the collocation ask for directions

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to ask someone to tell you the way to a place

For example

  • If we get lost, we can ask for directions.

  • Was the embassy easy to find, or did you have to ask someone for directions?

Note:
A related collocation is "ask (sb) the way"

Quick Quiz

I asked a policeman for directions because

a. my dog was missing

b. I couldn't find my hotel

c. someone stole my wallet

Contributor: Matt Errey