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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 [sth] vi + prep informal, figurative (trouble: invite)procurar confusão loc 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 v
  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 v
 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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