Phrasal Verbs

ask after

This page is about the phrasal verb ask after


If you ask after someone, you ask about them when you talk to someone who's seen them recently.


enquire after

For example

  • ask after sb Whenever I meet Rajiv, he asks after you and Sonia and I tell him you're both doing well.

  • ask after sb Sandra got an email from her mother and she asked after you. I didn't realise you knew her mother.

Quick Quiz

Larry asked after you, so I told him

a. where you went

b. your name

c. you're fine

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