enquire after (one)

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enquire after (one)

To ask how one is doing, especially regarding one's health. (The alternative spelling, "inquire," is more common in American English.) Primarily heard in UK. Mother, if Gerald enquires after you, what should I tell him? Mark enquired after you when I ran into him at the conference.
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