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As a best practice, position your ask as something that will benefit their readers.
SIX STRATEGIES GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU BUILD MORE BACKLINKS TO YOUR WEBSITEIZABELLE HUNDREVDECEMBER 10, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
This ask comes as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly “softening” to the idea of including stimulus checks in the next package, Politico reported Tuesday.
A LAST-DITCH PUSH TO SAVE STIMULUS CHECKS IS GAINING TRACTIONLANCE LAMBERTDECEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
It seems that isn't an unreasonable ask, but she should own her preference rather than try to pretend that she is just trying to protect the sister-in-law.
CAROLYN HAX: TO SUMMARIZE, YOU WANT TO EXCLUDE HER BECAUSE SHE’S DISABLED?CAROLYN HAXOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“Little did I know how big of an ask it was but, if you want to be at the center of God’s will, you have to be submissive and you have to put yourself out there and I’m so glad I did,” she said.
IN SENATE REMATCH, DEMOCRATS HOPE FOR AN ESPY UPSET BUT REMAIN REALISTIC ABOUT MISSISSIPPI POLITICSSARAH FOWLEROCTOBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a tough ask — especially when your team goes from regulation-sized to spanning the globe.
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
When you consider the price along with the subscription, that’s a big ask when compared to other smartwatches on the market like the Apple Watch and Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch 3.
THE NEW FITBIT KNOWS WHEN YOU’RE STRESSED—AND HOW TO HELP YOU CHILLSTAN HORACZEKAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
I ask for half a dozen projectors or so in every school, and for a well-stocked storehouse of films.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO ASK

  • advance
  • ask
  • extend
  • give
  • hold out
  • posit
  • prefer
  • present
  • proffer
  • propose
  • proposition
  • propound
  • put
  • query
  • question
  • set
  • state
  • submit
  • suggest
  • tender
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