inquire after (someone)

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inquire after (someone)

To ask how someone is doing, especially regarding their health. Mother, if Gerald inquires after you, what should I tell him?
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inquire after someone

to ask about the well-being of someone. Jerry inquired after you when I saw him at the store today. I will inquire after his wife the next time I see him.
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inquire after

Ask about the health or condition of someone or something. For example, She was inquiring after you in particular. [c. 1600]
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inquire after

v.
To ask about the health or condition of someone: My neighbor cordially inquired after my mother, who was in the hospital.
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