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hold an inquiry

This page is about the collocation hold an inquiry

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have or conduct an official inquiry

For example

  • Is the government going to hold another inquiry into police corruption?

  • Several inquiries into allegations of serious human rights abuses are now being held.

Note:
Also "hold an enquiry"

Quick Quiz

If an inquiry's being held, it's being

a. delayed

b. opposed

c. carried out

Contributor: Matt Errey