In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(request)I asked for his phone number — le pedí el número de teléfono
- when I want your advice, I'll ask for it! — cuando quiera consejos, ya te los pediré
- to ask for sb — preguntar por algn
- Steve's asking for you — Steve pregunta por ti
2(deserve)he asked for it — se lo buscó coloquial
- that guy's asking for a punch in the face — ese se está buscando que le dé un puñetazo
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