ask over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ask over invite someone to one's house "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
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Usage

In literature:

She asked herself this over and over again.
"The Moving Picture Girls at Sea" by Laura Lee Hope
Finally I leaned over and asked Will if he didn't want to go into the smoking-car.
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
After dinner was over the King asked what he thought of his two daughters and their husbands.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
We can hold our forty or fifty tramp workmen just as long as we pay their board over in town, and don't ask them to report for work.
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
I'll give you, and any people you like to ask, a picnic luncheon over there.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Then Mrs. West flitted over to ask if we oughtn't to go to the museum.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I measured him all over, and he repeated his request, and asked me when I was going back.
"Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations" by Dwight L. Moody
He asked our men to carry the bodies back over the bridge and lay them side by side in an outhouse.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
Then, slinging the bag over his shoulder, he hastened off to the palace, where he asked to speak to the King.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
He sat there with his fists clenched between his knees, asking himself the question over and over again.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
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In poetry:

I kenne Syr Roger from afar,
Tryppynge over the Lea,
Ich ask whie the loverds son
Is moe than mee.
"Eclogue The Third" by Thomas Chatterton
“Always I sit in sadness at my door,
And tidings ask from every crane that flies.
That willow slip you planted long ago
Has grown till over me its shadow lies.
"The Longing Letter" by Daniel Varoujan
"Keep watch over yourselves, for ye are like
"And did there not come forth from the northern lights
an angel when I summoned him from the flames?
Ask my people.
"Anhelli - Chapter 2" by Juliusz Slowacki
Then my friend was a hero, and then
My girl was an angel. In fine,
I drank buttermilk; for at ten
Faith asks less to aid her than when
At thirty we doubt over wine.
"Twenty Years" by Francis Bret Harte
Talk not of liberty, liberty is dead;
See the slave master's whip over our head;
Stooping beneath it, we ask what he craves,
Boston boys! Boston boys! catch me my slaves.
"Rescue The Slave" by Anonymous Americas
For the world, I defy it and dare it; it hath
No power, no terror, no lash, over me;
I ask not the light of its smile in my path,
And its pity or frown might as well urge the sea.
"To Ann" by Albert Pike

In news:

Inspired by Wednesday night's Caps-Rangers thriller, I started a spirited Facebook discussion in which I respectfully asked the Misguided Majority who favor baseball over hockey to explain to me how that possibly can be so.
Over the years, the two big questions we always get asked are.
Provincial premiers ask federal government for more control over immigration.
Relatives of a parolee shot and killed by a police officer in Central California are asking federal authorities to step in over their claims the shooting was illegal.
Several foie gras providers had asked for a temporary stay until the battle over the ban is settled in a California court.
This Forest Street home went to foreclosure with an asking price of $96,700 and eventually traded for $17,700, just over $11/square foot (far below the area average).
Toledo has formally asked that SU's win over them be "vacated".
A local bank has asked for donations to help a family whose home burned down over the weekend.
Campaigns fuss over debate moderator actually asking questions.
Campaigns Fuss over Debate Moderator Actually Asking Questions.
Asked China scholar Victoria Hui in this New York Times article, referring to the difficulty that China now faces in stepping away with something tangible from its dispute with Japan over the East China Sea islands.
They were the kind one used to shake up, ask a question and then turn them over to see what was revealed.
The Colorado Safe Haven Law allows a parent to hand over and infant, up to 72 hours old, to an employee at any Fire Station or Hospital, with absolutely NO QUESTIONS ASKED.
And over dinner last night, you couldn't figure out why your husband was asking for a chocolate malt (um, yeah.
Wisconsin's attorney general has again asked the State Supreme Court to take over a pair of cases which challenge the state's photo ID law for voting – and to consider them as one.
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In science:

Thus we need to ask whether non-classical effects extend over distances lp or over distances N α lp for some constant α.
Fuzzballs and the information paradox: a summary and conjectures
The question of the existence of an arithmetic theory of q -difference equations was first asked in [And00b]. A naive analogue over a number field of the notion above clearly does not work.
Arithmetic theory of q-difference equations (G_q-functions and q-difference modules of type G, global q-Gevrey series)
It is natural to ask whether q -difference equations, that seem not to “come from geometry over Q”, may have some geometric origin, in the sense of the geometry over F1 (cf. [Sou04], [CC08]).
Arithmetic theory of q-difference equations (G_q-functions and q-difference modules of type G, global q-Gevrey series)
It is therefore natural to ask as to what is the complexity of the PIT problem for depth 2 (ΠΣ) circuits if we allow the constants of the circuit to come from an algebra 2 R, which is not a field, and has dimension over F, dimF (R) > 1.
The Power of Depth 2 Circuits over Algebras
What is natural to ask is how the complexity of PIT for depth 2 circuits over M2 (F) relates to PIT for arithmetic circuits.
The Power of Depth 2 Circuits over Algebras
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