ask for it

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ask for it (third-person singular simple present asks for it, present participle asking for it, simple past and past participle asked for it)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see ask for,‎ it.
  2. (idiomatic, informal) To provoke an unwanted action.
    Leaving your wallet visible on the car seat is just asking for it.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]