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question (one) about (something)

To ask, interrogate, or examine one about something, especially in a formal or stern manner. There are two detectives downstairs questioning people about the burglary. I'd like to question you about your role in the company.
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question someone about someone or something

to ask someone about someone or something. The police questioned Roger about the crime. Then they questioned Claire about Roger.
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"I have not come here, madam, to ask questions about your son," I answered.
As a result, it is seen that both teachers and students ask questions about the lesson but teacher direct to extracurricular questions more than students.
For example, a teacher can plan a lesson around renewable energy where students study different kinds of renewable energy and answer questions about what the student knows and then advance this knowledge further as to what the student can do to help bring renewable energy to their province.
The following message is from a student who, concerned about logging on to the module just opened, expresses the doubts he has about finishing the activity of the preceding module, and asks several questions about procedure.
The committee is using a random sample of more than 300,000 Pell Grant recipients to answer several basic questions about EFC simplification, including:
Based on answers to these preliminary cardinal questions about an event, an investigator usually can conjecture what might have occurred.
Today's organizations need to match the right information with the people seeking that information, as those people ask questions about the organization, its activities, its goals and its purpose.
* Questions about pollution exclusions and "trigger of coverage" issues are potentially fertile ground for future coverage disputes.
The interview is the board's opportunity to meet you and ask specific questions about your application.
Corporate taxpayers required to file the new Schedule M-3 can request answers to their questions about the new schedule using a web-based FAQ set up by the Internal Revenue Service in collaboration with stakeholder groups, including TEI.
Keywords: Ibn Sina-al-Biruni correspondence; eight questions about physics; Islamic scientific tradition; nature of vacuum; properties of water and air; burning of objects by reflection of light.
Start by asking the person factual questions about themselves: Educational background, previous experience, hobbies, what they enjoy about work C*etc.
Millet asserts that "the most beautifully produced sound is the most efficiently produced sound." He advocates a simple, systematic approach to vocal pedagogy based on freeing the components of the instrument, where the "singer fine-tunes the motor, the vibrator, and the resonator into a harmonious whole." With many questions about the need for science in the studio, he believes today's singer can, and should, absorb and apply scientific knowledge and encourages teachers to de-mystify the teaching of singing.
Global Opportunities Committee members answer your questions about international business and accounting issues, www.calcpa.org/global/hotline.html.
The employee gets frustrated answering questions about details that he already considered or did not feel were significant.
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