ask me another
Used to indicate that one does not know the answer to a question: Am I ready? Ask me another. I am not in a position to say (1910+)
- Ask out
Invite someone to something, such as dinner, the theater, or a date. For example, We’ve been asked out to dinner twice this week, or Mary felt shy about asking John out. [ Late 1800s ] Historical Examples I ask out of politeness, dear; I don’t really care in the least how your ankle is! Arundel […]
- Ask, and it shall be given you
ask, and it shall be given you A teaching of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. He continues, “Seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” Note: This passage suggests that God will give whatever is needed to those who have the faith to ask for it.
- Ask-upmark kidney
ask-upmark kidney Ask-Upmark kidney Ask-Up·mark kidney (āsk’ŭp’märk) n. A kidney disorder characterized by renal hypoplasia with decreased lobules and deep transverse grooving of the cortical surfaces of the organ.
with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval: He looked askance at my offer. with a side glance; sidewise; obliquely. Historical Examples Her little Ladyship, eyeing me askance, answered, ‘I can’t come now—the dress-maker is waiting to fit on my frock.’ Discipline Mary Brunton When John Kenyon entered his office, he thought the clerk looked at him askance. […]
with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval: He looked askance at my offer. with a side glance; sidewise; obliquely. Historical Examples She was desperately conscious of me, watching me askant with the curiously commingled fear and trustfulness of a child. McClure’s Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908 Various Captain Jackman, in these few moments of pause […]