In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive and intransitive verb
- ‘Then how do you explain your income tax return reports you sold only $40,000 worth of sandwiches’ the officer enquires.
- Others write to enquire about old friends, or to do genealogical research.
- I am writing to enquire about a piece of information that sounds to me like an urban legend.
- They wrote and enquired and searched for him but nobody could find him, so they had to appoint someone else.
- Having enquired at all car rental information desks at Dublin airport, the answer was the same.
- The next day, the Inspector and a few policemen visited the farm and enquired about the matter.
- Anyone requiring further information should enquire at the shop.
- We are here to enquire and to secure information and facts.
- Someone e-mailed me to enquire whether I thought it was a good investment strategy.
- They absorb every bit of information that is given and take the time to enquire and question.
- ‘It is a refreshing break from the serious stint,’ he accepts, when a reporter enquires about his rather long association with serious films.
- She also enquired about my career plans and what I had studied in college.
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