ask about

ask about

To try to find out information about something by asking a lot of different people. A: "Have you seen my book?" B: "No, but I'll ask about."
See also: ask
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While emergency departments are federally mandated to care for patients regardless of their ability to pay, be sure to ask about outof-pocket expenses.
Nearly all insurers ask about prescription use as an application question.While the predominant value of these database-generated profiles is not detection of antiselective intentions, they do alert insurers when unacknowledged medications associated with impairments conferring excess mortality and morbidity are being taken.
Alan Keyes will tell you how to conduct your sex life, but don't ask about his gay child, 'cause he ain't telling.
For certain jobs, employers can ask about previous arrests or convictions and notify applicants that a background check is required, which is within their rights.
If candidates claim to have set up in-house accounting, ask about accounting software and chart of accounts structure.
That address would be relatively easy to determine: A questioner could ask about each digit in turn.
In reality, if you do it correctly, almost no one will be offended when you ask about fraud.
Our investors ask about our strategic plan, with an emphasis on a balance between long-range and short-range planning, growth, and investment required.
For instance, if the intent of the scenario is to promote development of decision making ability, then the questions should ask about different possible decisions and consequences of each.
You may also want to ask about a "private right of action", which means the right to hire an attorney.
Ask about the company's reviews, their daily classes, if rehearsal time is paid, if you're going to sign a union contract, and how many yearly performances are scheduled.
An example would be to ask about whether a specific act of abuse occurred.
One of the mistakes McClendon makes is to ask about domestic policy.
Paid time off usually includes the following (ask about the numbers):
Because I trade actively, the people at Schwab provide me with the latest information on the companies I ask about." Although few discounters have in-house analysts, most will send investors research materials from sources such as Standard & Poor's, Value Line, Bloomberg and Morningstar.