ask round

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Verb[edit]

ask round (phrasal verb)

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) To enquire about something to different people.
    I don't know the answer to that, but maybe someone else does - I'll ask round.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To invite someone to your house.
    I think I'll ask John and Betty round for supper on Friday.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the transitive sense 2 the object may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.

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