|pyytää englanniksi||ask for fi, call back fi, request fi, whale fi, appeal fi, beg fi, pray fi, bid fi, have fi, petition fi|
: I asked for a glass of water.
: If you keep on speeding, you are asking for trouble.
: I asked her age.
: to ask a question
: Im going to ask this lady for directions.
*: He is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.
: to ask for a second helping at dinner
: to ask for help with homework
*: Ask, and it shall be given you.
: What price are you asking for the house?
*: An exigence of state asks a much longer time to conduct a design to maturity.
: Dont ask them to the wedding.
*: To ask for a gift is a privilege, a wonderful expression of commitment to and ownership of the organization. Getting a yes to an ask can be a rush, but asking for the gift can and should be just as rewarding.
*: Communication researchers call this the foot-in-the-door syndrome. Essentially its based on the observation that people who respond positively to a small “ask” are more likely to respond to a bigger “ask” later on.
*: He looked at the beast. It was not an eel. It was very like an ask.
:* I will marry her, sir, at your request.
:: - Shakespeare
:* The promise that arises upon an account stated, is to pay on request.
:: - The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports, 1839
*: Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.
*: He gave them their request.
*: It was a whale of a job. ... It took two months, and the fair blush of youth off my cheeks.
*: But when it comes to his business life and business career, [[w:William L. Clayton|Will Clayton]] is not as other men; he is such a whale of a lot better that it suggests a qualitative as well as a quantitative difference.
*: These are often no-limit games as maximum bets cramp a whale’s style.
*: A handful of the richest whales routinely play for $200,000 a hand. Australian media mogul Kerry Packer not only regularly bets that much, but has plunked down $200,000 bets for the dealer as a form of a tip.
*: The high roller who had the most ferocious reputation for trying to run the business of the casinos where he played, before he died on December 26, 2006, was Kerry Packer. In the casino world, Packer was the Prince of Whales.
*: And there opynly Sir Mador appeled the quene of the deth of hys cousyn Sir Patryse.
*: He gan that Ladie strongly to appele / Of many haynous crymes by her enurednb....
*: For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
*: I appeal to the Scriptures in the original.
*: They appealed to the sword.
: ux|en|That idea appeals to me.
*: Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists.
: rfquotek|John Dryden
*: a kind of appeal to the Deity, the author of wonders
: He begged on the street corner from passers-by.
: I beg your pardon. I didnt mean to cause offence.
: He begged her to go to the prom with him.
*: I do beg your good will in this case.
*: [Joseph] begged the body of Jesus.
*: But that same day came Sam Tewkesbury to the Why Not? about nightfall, and begged a glass of rum, being, as he said, all of a shake...
*: Else some will beg thee, in the court of wards.
*: Knit with MC until work measures 3 inches from beg.
: Muslims pray in the direction of Mecca.
*: I know not how to pray your patience.
: He bade me to come in.
: She was bidden to the wedding.
: Bid, Lord, a blessing.
*: [H]e walked up to the village of Wall and bade good morning to the guards on the gate.
: Have you ever bid in an auction?
: She bid £2000 for the Persian carpet.
: He was bidding for the chance to coach his team to victory once again.
*: All night she spent in bidding of her bedes, / And all the day in doing good and godly deedes.
: His bid was $35,000.
: a bid for a lucrative transport contract
: Nice bid!
: Their efforts represented a sincere bid for success.
: She put in her bid for the presidency.
: He put in his bid for office.
*: [Running,] Doyle had passed up a dozen chances to go underground. He was swinging east again making another bid for Arcade.
: I have a house and a car.
: Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
: I have two sisters.
: I have a lot of work to do.
: I have breakfast at six oclock.
: Can I have a look at that?
: Im going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
: I have already eaten today.
: I had already eaten.
: I have to go.
: Note: theres a separate entry for [[have to]].
: The couple always wanted to have children.
: My wife is having the baby right now!
: My mother had me when she was 25.
: Hes always bragging about how many women hes had.
: Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
*: His English is still in its beginning stages, like my Creole, but he was able to translate some Creole songs that hes written into English—not the best English, but English nonetheless. He had me correct the translations. That kind of thing is very interesting to me. When I was learning Spanish, I would often take my favorite songs and try to translate them.
: They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
: He had him arrested for trespassing.
: The lectures ending had the entire audience in tears.
: The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
: Ive had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
: Their stories differed; he said hed been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
: Anton Rogan, 8, was one of the runners-up in the Tick Tock Box short story competition, not Anton Rogers as we had it. — The Guardian.
: We havent eaten dinner yet, have we?
: Your wife hasnt been reading that nonsense, has she?
: label|en|UK usage He has some money, hasnt he?
: I could have him!
: Im gonna have you!
: I have no German.
: Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
: He had a cold last week.
: We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
: You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
*: "Youre a very naughty boy. If Ive told you once, Ive told you a thousand times. I wont have you chasing the geese!"
*: A house of prayer and petition for thy people.