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inquire about someone or something

to ask about someone or something. I inquired about Tom and was told that he doesn't live here anymore. You will have to inquire about that at the front desk.
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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 for someone

to ask to see someone. Mr. Franklin, there is a man out here inquiring for you. What shall I tell him? Who is inquiring for me?
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inquire into something

to look into something; to investigate something by asking questions. I will inquire into your complaint. It sounds as if something is wrong. We have not inquired into it yet.
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inquire something of someone

to ask some information of someone. I need to inquire something of you. May I inquire something personal of you?
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inquire within

to ask questions of a person inside [some place, such as a store or office]. (Formula. On a sign posted outside.) "Help wanted. Inquire within," read the sign on the door. If you want to apply, you must inquire within.
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inquire into something

to try to discover the facts or truth of something She thought the committee had no right to inquire into her politics.
Related vocabulary: look into something
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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 about

To seek information about something or someone: I went to the store and inquired about available jobs.
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inquire after

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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Earlier on Tuesday, the PTI chief visited the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar where he inquired about the health of the injured due to the quake.
The Chief Minister during his visit inquired about details of incident and treatment to injured MPA.
On receiving a confirmation of them being sales staff, I duly inquired if they had any "customer service?
Hours before, President Asif Ali Zardari held telephonic conversation with Pakistan Imran Khan and inquired after his health.
McCormally inquired whether LMSB has identified any trends that would limit the scope of examinations for certain taxpayers.
he inquired after Daschle criticized the Bush administration's conduct of the war on terrorism.
When I inquired about whether he was going to run to be mayor of Toronto he said categorically "No.
VALENCIA - After defensive back Ray Alston finished his prep career at Antelope Valley High and inquired at Antelope Valley College, he practiced with some of the players and asked them about the program.
Last month, the Doncaster stewards inquired into the apparent improvement in form of the four-year-old after he won a conditional jockeys' novice handicap hurdle.
One of Jackson's aides is reported to have inquired about putting 21- month-old Prince's name on an early entry list at prestigious Stowe school, in Buckingham.
Price: Male shoppers inquired about cars priced on average 13.
Khalid Ranjha during the course of cross examination inquired from Muhammad Shakir, a witness of PML-Q if ROs had called him while compiling the results.
He met every injured person individually and inquired about his wellbeing.
Summary: King Mohammed VI of Morocco, on Tuesday, launched and inquired about several social projects, worth about $ 3.
She observed that in the past the Treasury Department has expressed opposition to codification of the economic substance provision and inquired whether the Treasury Department remains opposed to the proposal.