I didn't ask about his family tree.
I will tell her you ask that I not punish her.
You must ask him about every small thing?
I didn't ask him that.
It was like Mom not to ask for help.
I just wanted to ask you a question.
Oh, I was going to ask you.
I just wanted to ask him something.
She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.
Did it ever occur to you to ask what I thought about this?
I didn't ask that.
She wanted to ask him to slow down, but she was already holding him back.
People gathered around them to ask questions.
Did he ask you out?
It was a question she'd have to ask Cade.
Should she ask him about putting them up?
That's when I decided to ask you to marry me.
I just know I'll burst into tears or not know how to answer if they ask questions.
I've got to ask a question; are we from the same planet?
I only ask that you do as much good for as many people for as long as you can.
To ask Brennan directly might lead to us so I made up a story we were checking old cases to see if someone released from prison might have returned to this type of crime.
"We didn't ask to come down here; we fell," said Dorothy.
"That is not a fair question to ask us," declared another dragonette.
"You can ask Dorothy," said the little man, in an injured tone.
I will ask the Tin Woodman to defend the prisoner, because he has such a kind heart I am sure he will do his best to save her.
The teacher will soon ask him to speak a piece at school, and I am sure that he can learn this easily and speak it well
"Mr. Jefferson," he said, "I have come to ask your pardon.
He began to ask about his enemies who had been hunting him.
"The gentle cows will not ask a song of me," said the poor man.
Lydian time, they were to ask their respective oracle a question: "What is King Croesus doing right now?"
The reason for this is what I call "The You Don't Know What to Ask Problem."
You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.
Suffice it to say it is with good reason tyrants distrust the educated, not just because they ask questions, but because they challenge answers.
I was too excited to notice anything, too frightened to ask questions.
I will come to see you soon and will ask you many questions about countries and you will love good child.
Will you please ask my father to come to train to meet teacher and me?
If you go to Roumania please ask the good queen Elizabeth about her little invalid brother, and tell her that I am very sorry that her darling little girl died.
When I ask for a garment of a particular form, my tailoress tells me gravely, "They do not make them so now," not emphasizing the "They" at all, as if she quoted an authority as impersonal as the Fates, and I find it difficult to get made what I want, simply because she cannot believe that I mean what I say, that I am so rash.
There is a certain class of unbelievers who sometimes ask me such questions as, if I think that I can live on vegetable food alone; and to strike at the root of the matter at once--for the root is faith--I am accustomed to answer such, that I can live on board nails.
It may be vain to ask why the imagination will not be reconciled to flesh and fat.
As I stand over the insect crawling amid the pine needles on the forest floor, and endeavoring to conceal itself from my sight, and ask myself why it will cherish those humble thoughts, and bide its head from me who might, perhaps, be its benefactor, and impart to its race some cheering information, I am reminded of the greater Benefactor and Intelligence that stands over me the human insect.
"No, impossible!" said Prince Andrew, laughing and pressing Pierre's hand to show that there was no need to ask the question.
Prince Vasili knew this, and having once realized that if he asked on behalf of all who begged of him, he would soon be unable to ask for himself, he became chary of using his influence.
"I should like," said the vicomte, "to ask how monsieur explains the 18th Brumaire; was not that an imposture?
"Your excellency," said Rostov, "may I ask a favor?"