australian security intelligence organization
the asio accipitrinus is not rare hereabouts, nor is it dangerous to mankind.
the flying death samuel hopkins adams
on several occasions, in winter, groups of long-eared owls (asio otus) have been found roosting in thickets of chinquapin oak.
the forest habitat of the university of kansas natural history reservation henry s. fitch
otus asio, the screech owl, are the scientific and common names of our little friend solomon.
bird stories edith m. patch
a district in sw saudi arabia. historical examples asir might suit the naturalist or explorer who could adapt himself to his environment and respect local prejudice. pan-islam george wyman bury what we call a heathen is one who worships the old gods–the asir. king alfred’s viking charles w. whistler there are those among you who […]
asitn american society of interventional and therapeutic neuroradiology
- Ask after
verb (preposition) to make inquiries about the health of (someone): he asked after her mother
- Ask for
to put a question to; inquire of: i asked him but he didn’t answer. to request information about: to ask the way. to try to get by using words; request: to ask advice; to ask a favor. to solicit from; request of: could i ask you a favor? ask her for advice. to demand; expect: […]
- Ask for the moon
make an unreasonable demand, request the unattainable, as in $1,000 for her birthday? mary might as well be asking for the moon. this hyperbolic idiom appeared in the mid-1800s in slightly different form. charles d-ckens had it as cry for the moon (in bleak house, 1852) and william makepeace thackeray as wish for the moon […]