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How do you say asking a question?

How do you say asking a question?

  1. ask,
  2. catechize,
  3. grill,
  4. inquire (of),
  5. interrogate,
  6. query,
  7. quiz.

What is an Ask a question?

ask, question, interrogate, query, inquire mean to address a person in order to gain information. ask implies no more than the putting of a question. ask for directions question usually suggests the asking of series of questions.

Do questions in English?

To make a question in English we normally use Do or Does….Short Answers with Do and Does.

Sample Questions Short Answer (Affirmative) Short Answer (Negative)
Does he speak English? Yes, he does. No, he doesn’t.
Does she speak English? Yes, she does. No, she doesn’t.
Does it have four legs? Yes, it does. No, it doesn’t.

Where can I ask English grammar questions?

Simple Guide to Asking Open Questions in English

  • What is your name?
  • Where do you come from?
  • When does the lesson begin?
  • Which course should I take?
  • Why am I here?
  • Who are you?
  • How does this website work?
  • Whose website is this?

What’s another way to say ask questions?

ask questions

  • interrogate.
  • examine.
  • grill.
  • interview.
  • investigate.
  • probe.
  • quiz.
  • cross-examine.

What’s another word for asking a question?

What is another word for ask questions?

inquireUS enquireUK
interrogate grill
quiz examine
probe cross-examine
interview question

How do you politely ask a question in English?

Key Words That Make Direct Questions More Polite

  1. Excuse me, could you help me pick this up?
  2. Pardon me, could you help me?
  3. Pardon me, could you give me a hand?
  4. Could you explain this to me?

Is ask formal or informal?

formality and politeness It is more common to use ask, except in formal and formulaic language, such as the examples below: To request a catalogue about our products, please access our website. The governor will request that the legislature raise taxes. You are hereby requested to not to applaud during the performance.

How do you politely ask a question?

What to ask when asking questions?

Break the ice and get to know people better by selecting several of these get-to-know-you questions.

  • Who is your hero?
  • If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
  • What is your biggest fear?
  • What is your favorite family vacation?
  • What would you change about yourself if you could?
  • What really makes you angry?