ask (one) in(to)

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ask (one) in(to)

To invite another person into a place, often one's home. Haven't I asked you into our new house before? They're Bill's friends, so I asked them in.
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ask someone in(to) (some place)

 and ask someone in
to invite someone inside some place. We asked them into the house. We stopped our friends in the hallway and asked them in.
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Regardless of whether they are too hard too easy, almost none of the questions asked in the citizenship exam touch on what immigrants really need to know in order to become responsible participants in our democracy.
Because of the patient's increased risk for TB relapse and for acquiring drug resistance, the local TB controller asked INS to recommend a "medical hold" to complete the patient's TB treatment.
Hoagland asked INS Commissioner Gene McNary to allow the two teenagers back into the United States to rejoin their families.