Preguntar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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transitive verb
1. to ask
  • preguntar algo a alguien to ask somebody something
  • a mí no me lo preguntes don't ask me
  • si no es mucho preguntar, ¿cuántos años tiene? if you don't mind my asking, how old are you?
intransitive verb
2. to ask
  • preguntar por to ask about o after
  • preguntan por tí they'are asking for you
pronominal verb
1. to wonder
  • preguntarse si to wonder whether
transitive verb
to ask
preguntar algo a algn to ask sb sth; siempre me preguntas lo mismo you're always asking me the same question; le pregunté la hora I asked him the time; pregúntale cómo se llama ask her what her name is; pregúntale si quiere venir ask him if he wants to come; ask him whether he wants to come or not; le fue preguntada su edad he was asked his age
intransitive verb
to ask; inquire
preguntar por algn: si te preguntan por mí di que no he llegado if they ask about me, tell them I haven't arrived; cuando la vi ayer me preguntó por ti she asked after you when I saw her yesterday; hay alguien al teléfono que pregunta por el jefe there's someone on the phone asking for the boss; preguntar por la salud de algn to ask after sb's health
pronominal verb
preguntarse to wonder
me pregunto si vale la pena I wonder if it's worthwhile
Verb Conjugations for preguntar
Gerund: preguntando
Participle: preguntado
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