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ask if/whether vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with clause: enquire)perguntar vt
 I forgot to ask whether he could give me a lift to the party.
ask [sb] if/whether vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (enquire)perguntar vt
 She asked me if I wanted dinner.
 Ela me perguntou se eu queria jantar.
ask [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with object: enquire)perguntar vt
 A man stopped me in the street and asked me the time.
ask [sb] for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (request)pedir vt
 The policeman asked for my license and registration.
 O policial pediu minha carteira de motorista e o RG.
ask [sb] about [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (request information from [sb])perguntar, indagar vt
 He asked his father about jobs in the factory.
 Ele perguntou ao pai sobre empregos na fábrica.
ask about [sth] vi + prep (request information)perguntar vt
 The journalist was asking about the director's latest film.
ask for it,
ask for trouble
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal, figurative (invite trouble)procurar confusão expres v
Nota: This sense of "ask for" is often used with the continuous form of the verb - e.g., "He was asking for trouble" or "You're asking for it."
 I wouldn't do that if I were you! You're just asking for it.
 Não faria isso se fosse você! Você está procurando confusão.
ask [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (request that [sb] do [sth])pedir vt
 My sister asked me to pass the salt.
  Está faltando alguma coisa importante ? Notifique-nos a respeito de erros ou sugestões para que possamos aprimorar o nosso sistema.

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Formas compostas:
InglêsPortuguês
ask a favor,
UK: favour
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
US (request that [sb] do [sth])pedir um favor loc vt
 May I ask a favor? Could you please water my garden while I'm out of town?
 Posso pedir um favor? Você poderia regar meu jardim enquanto eu estiver fora da cidade?
ask a question v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (make enquiry)fazer uma pergunta loc verb
  perguntar vt
 The teacher said to her students, "If you don't understand the material, please ask a question!".
ask after vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (enquire about health of: [sb])perguntar sobre alguém loc vt
 I ran into your old friends Vicki and Peter yesterday, and they asked after you.
ask again v (ask once more)perguntar de novo loc v
 Do you really think that if you ask again I'll say yes?
ask for forgiveness v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (plead to be pardoned)pedir perdão loc verb
 Sam should admit that he behaved badly, and ask for forgiveness.
ask [sb] for forgiveness v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (plead to be pardoned)pedir perdão a loc verb + prep
 Since you caused so much trouble, you should ask your father for forgiveness.
ask [sb] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (invite on a date)chamar para sair loc vt
 He asked her out.
 Ele chamou-a para sair.
ask questions v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (make enquiries, pose questions)fazer perguntas loc vi
ask questions v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (be suspicious of [sth])fazer perguntas loc vi
too much to ask nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (excessive or unreasonable demand) (demanda excessiva ou fora de propósito)demanda exorbitante loc sf
  pedido exagerado loc sm
  Está faltando alguma coisa importante ? Notifique-nos a respeito de erros ou sugestões para que possamos aprimorar o nosso sistema.
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Collocations: ask [a question, questions, the right questions], ask [directions, nothing], ask him [a question, for directions], more...

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