Friends were there asking after their own Will, or John, or Thomas, as the case might be.
Men could no longer open conversations by asking the last tidings of Andrew.
He wrote to his cousin Helen asking if he might bring a friend with him.
May I know, doctor, whether you have any other reason than that of intuition for asking the question?
And now, may I have the honor of asking you to accept the escort of Mr. Cassidy to our gallery.
You're giving me a terrible responsibility, Tillie, if you're asking my advice.
So, from what I see, daughter, there is no need of my asking you if you are willing to marry.
She looked about to the others as if asking their consent to tell the story.
Heads were turned our way; people were asking, answering, almost pointing.
They did not even think of asking how it was that they had thus come together.