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Definition of "asking" []

  • Present participle of ask. (verb)
  • The act or process of posing a question or making a request. (noun)
  • A request, or petition. (noun)

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Use "asking" in a sentence
  • "And my reason _for_ asking, was simply that, on Monday Mr. Moor here was _asking me_ about what a Lugger's expenses were, and I felt it silly not to be able to tell him the least about it: and I have felt so when some one asked me before: and that is why I asked you."
  • "It affects them in asking is this a job that I want anymore, is this a job we want them to have anymore, and by the way, here's all these new people lined up to come and say we want to work at Yahoo!."
  • "I looked at Rico, my expression asking him how could he do this."