inquire about

inquire about (someone or something)

To ask or try to learn more about someone or something. The alternative spelling, "enquire," is more common in British English. Primarily heard in US. Mother, if Gerald inquires about you, what should I tell him? I'm inquiring about that bill right now.
See also: inquire
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: inquire
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

inquire about

To seek information about something or someone: I went to the store and inquired about available jobs.
See also: inquire
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in classic literature ?
When Anna returned with the album, he was already gone, and Stepan Arkadyevitch was telling them that he had called to inquire about the dinner they were giving next day to a celebrity who had just arrived.
He expressed displeasure over parking of motorbikes in the police station and directed to inquire about the issue of parking of such a large number of motorbikes in the police station.
Earlier this week, actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth paid a visit to Kauvery Hospital to inquire about the health of the DMK Chief.
The infection has come down a lot," he told reporters as leaders from various parties in Tamil Nadu called at his residence to inquire about the health of the 94-year-old leader.
In return, Al-Khuder extended his sincere thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir for his generous and paternal initiative to inquire about his health and his companions' safety, wishing the Amir lasting good health and wellness.
Lahore -- Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz has said that he met with Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif just to inquire about his ailing wife's Kulsoom Nawaz health.
KARACHI -- Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah Thursday telephoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to inquire about health of his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Cometa said Sanchez claimed he was instructed to inquire about the packages.
Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Karachi today to inquire about the health of Mother of Special Assistants to CM Sindh Waqar Mehdi admitted in the hospital.
Aides say the governor wants peace officers in Texas to have the option to inquire about a person's immigration status, but would oppose laws that require them to ask - what his office referred to as Arizona-style legislation.
All the stories have developed from one throwaway line from chief executive Keith Lamb, who admitted that Boro did inquire about the Sunderland striker at the end of last season.
Referring to his recent employment by Treasury, he stated that he would inquire about the reasons the final regulations have not been issued.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday night paid a visit to the Kauvery Hospital to inquire about the health of ailing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday called Opposition Leader in the national assembly Syed Khursheed Shah to inquire about his wife's health.