Asking in a sentence

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Definition of Asking

  • The act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation.
  • The publishing of banns.
  • the verbal act of requesting

How to use asking in a sentence. Asking pronunciation.

Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
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One of them took her by the Hand, and Began to grow very familiar with her; and found he might have any Kindness from her which he had a mind to, for asking; but the other seeing him ingross the wench to himself, began to Storm, and Knock, and Call, at a strange rate; upon which the man of the House came up presently, and desir'd to know what was the matter?
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Upon which, without asking her the means, they left the matter intirely to her.
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But when I came thither, I found there was none: While I was asking the _Carrier_ when I might expect any, I saw a couple of young Gentlemen standing near me, as if they had some Business with the _Carrier_ when I had done; which occasion'd me to make the more haste: As soon as I had left the _Carrier_ and was come away, before I was got into _St. Lawrence Lane_, they over-took me, and ask'd me if I was not a _Lancashire_ Maid?
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So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
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I don't know whether there's anyone else, and I'm not asking you to tell me, if you know.
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She had written to Cobb, telling him what had happened, and asking him to let her know by Wednesday morning what she was to do.
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But this was asking almost too much of human nature.
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But a little later, when Dostoevski obtained in Siberia the two numbers of the periodical containing "Childhood" and "Boyhood," he was deeply moved, and wrote to a friend, asking, Who is this mysterious L. N. T.?
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The following instance, when _death itself was made to give back the life it claimed_, is personally known to us to be true: A mother, in this city, sent a request for prayer to the Fulton street prayer-meeting, asking the Lord for the recovery of her daughter, who was sinking rapidly, and who she felt was almost dying.
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All the way home she was asking the Lord to release her from this relentless creditor, and all the way home a man, without her knowledge, was following her.
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A request was published by the _Illustrated Christian Weekly,_ asking that all who could report positive facts as direct results of prayer, and thus, tend to show that _"God does answer prayer,"_ should communicate them.
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While I was yet asking, even, the messenger had brought my answer.
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All through his illness, I kept asking the Lord to let his parents keep the tender bud he had sent them.
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With me, to think is to act, and so I told the Lord all about it, asking, if it was His will, to send me, in His own way, money for the article I needed.
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But still I prayed, asking it for His will, not mine.
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Requesting the prayers of the family that God would now grant healing and restoration, she tottered to her couch, and, asking that in the morning she might be well, calmly closed her eyes in the assurance that it would be so.
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THE NECESSITY OF ASKING GOD'S BLESSING EVERY DAY, UPON YOUR DAILY WORK.
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One was from a widowed mother, asking thanksgiving for the salvation of her youngest daughter, recently from a boarding-school in New York city, where she had finished her education.
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They burst into tears, and said that the young man had been asking for food which they had no power to supply, and that, on Monday, some of their goods were to be taken in default of the payment of rates.
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Examples of Asking

Example #1
For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
Example #2
Many had heard of David, a few had seen him, and now all eyed with inquisitive interest one who defied so many of the customs of his countrymen; who kept on his hat; who used a Mahommedan salutation like a true believer; whom the Effendina honoured-and presently honoured in an unusual degree by seating him at table opposite himself, where his Chief Chamberlain was used to sit.
Example #3
Why you Impudent Rascal, says he, have you but one Whore in the House, that you make me thus stand empty-handed, like a Jack-a-napes, while my Companion's trading with the other?
Example #4
As an instance whereof, not long since two Men went into a House, to drink, not thinking it to be a Bawdy-House; but as soon as the Beer was brought in, there came in a Female Creature to 'em, who quickly let 'em understand what she was, and also in what sort of House they were got.
Example #5
And they found Trading very sensibly Decay, since this Fair Sinner was enter'd into the Colledge.
Example #6
And therefore she Writes the following Letter to her Husband.