inquire of (someone or something)(redirected from inquire it of)
inquire of (someone or something)
To ask someone for some type of information. A noun or pronoun can be used between "inquire" and "of." Mother, if Gerald inquires something personal of me, what should I tell him? I'm going to inquire of your mother and see if she knows you snuck out last night.
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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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.