for the asking


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for the asking

if one just asks (for something); simply by asking; on request. Do you want to use my car? It's yours for the asking. I have an extra winter coat that's yours for the asking.
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for the asking

easily available There are a lot of organizations that have scholarship money for the asking.
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for the asking

On request, without charge, as in My brother is a lawyer, so for us his advice is free for the asking, or If you want to borrow the tractor, it's yours for the asking. This expression dates from the early 1800s, although slightly different versions of it (such as at one's asking) have been used since the late 1500s.
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