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pose a question

To raise, present, or imply a question of some kind. Modifiers are often used between "pose" and "question" to indicate or specify the type or nature of the questions being raised, presented, or implied. I'd like to pose a question for you: What do we do when this water supply runs out? The report poses several serious questions about the legality of the president's plan.
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pose a question

to ask a question; to imply the need for asking a question. Genetic research poses many ethical questions. My interviewer posed a hypothetical question.
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He posed questions as to why a nuclear country has failed to provide basic facilities to its citizens.
Justice Ijaz Ul Hassan posed questions 'how the license fee is taxable and how would you know that consumer of 300 units possesses TV for use'
The posed questions had an interesting variety as the following: How old are you?
Students and staff posed questions about everything from leadership to career building to Mr Nair, who is popularly known as Collector Bro and has a wide following on social media.
It is the first time that Google has released a city-by-city breakdown of the top 10 most posed questions.
I found the movie posed questions. It prompted three of us who attended the preview to chat about heaven--its existence, nature and openness.
Mr Davies last night said it posed questions as to "whether the civil service in Wales is top-heavy".
An August 2010 Harris Interactive[R] survey, commissioned by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, posed questions about entrepreneurship to 5,077 U.S.
CIA spokesperson Marie E Harf denied that Headley had connections with the CIA, when posed questions related to Headley's links with the CIA.
Singh was attending a press conference of Chidambaram in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections on April 7 when he posed questions to the minister on the clean chit by CBI to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who is an accused in the anti-Sikh riots case following then Prime Minister Indira Gandhis assassination.
But as parents began burying the children who perished, big holes in a wall of the nursery again posed questions about the country's safety standards.
The exercise posed questions to patients with leukemia or lymphoma about how the cancer had changed them and how they felt about those changes.
It is not because he was right, admits Tallis, that the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher remains significant, but because of how he posed questions and applied logic to them.
Eight successive defeats had posed questions of Pardew's position but back-to-back wins have now given Hammers fans cause for optimism, and Mullins believes the team are battling to ease the pressure on their boss.
High school science students from the U.S., as well as from Great Britain and Saudi Arabia, posed questions to scientists taking part in a Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation expedition to the Farasan Islands Marine Protected Area in May.