Everyone, of course, was too polite to inquire about the embarrassing number of absentees.
Hall asked his staff to inquire whether Haggis would be interested in resuming work.
If there was any sort of problem, he would call and inquire about it.
What almost everyone asks me, when they feel comfortable enough to inquire about Islam.
But the agency is obligated under the law to inquire about an applicant's activities.
Next day the fever had slightly abated, when Muhamed Isa slipped gently into my tent to inquire how the Sahib was.
"I have not yet learned what right you have to inquire," replied the misguided maiden.
May I inquire what useful function in the mnage of a hotel a bear-shooer performs?
Hope asked no questions, and hardly felt the impulse to inquire what had happened.
If you'll inquire, you'll find there isn't a fellow in Norfolk pays his way better than I do, or is better able to do it.
late 13c., from Old French enquerre "ask, inquire about" (Modern French enquérir), from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere, from Latin in- "into" (see in- (2)) + quaerere "ask, seek" (see query (v.)). Respelled 14c. on Latin model, but half-Latinized enquire still persists. Related: Inquired; inquiring; inquiringly.