After his remarks a questioner asked, "We're all ready to fight, but how do we know when we've won?"
“We are praying for you with this media bias,” said one questioner.
Corzine nonetheless answered as if his questioner had the moral authority to ask.
Usually the questioner is looking for a certain and short answer to what, in their mind, ought to be a black or white issue.
In the exchange, outside of the famous Stonewall Inn, the questioner asks, "Do you still believe the West Bank is not occupied?"
Little Toonie had no tongue to give an answer; so, looking at his questioner, he wagged his head and went on.
In his eagerness, Chicago Red moved toward his questioner—unwisely.
Something in the tone of the questioner led Elsie to examine Mrs. Penn with closer attention.
His eyes, which had been downcast, lifted and glared on the questioner.
"Miss Eleanor is ill, and missus is with her," replied the girl who looked awkward and rather sheepish at her questioner.
early 13c., "philosophical or theological problem;" early 14c. as "utterance meant to elicit an answer or discussion," also as "a difficulty, a doubt," from Anglo-French questiun, Old French question "question, difficulty, problem; legal inquest, interrogation, torture," from Latin quaestionem (nominative quaestio) "a seeking, a questioning, inquiry, examining, judicial investigation," noun of action from past participle stem of quaerere "ask, seek" (see query (v.)).
No question "undoubtedly" is from mid-15c; no questions asked "accountability not required" is from 1879 (especially in newspaper advertisements seeking the return of something lost or stolen). Question mark is from 1849, sometimes also question stop (1862); figurative use is from 1869. To be out of the question (c.1700) is to be not pertinent to the subject, hence "not to be considered."
late 15c., from question (n.) and from Middle French questionner "ask questions, interrogate, torture" (13c.), from question (n.). Related: Questioned; questioning. Alternative questionize attested from 1847.