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preguntar por

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to request information about)
a. to ask about
Le pregunté por su nuevo trabajo, y me dijo que le gusta mucho.I asked him about his new job, and he said he likes it a lot.
b. to ask after
Si ves a Ana, no te olvides de preguntarle por su padre. Ha estado un poco pachucho últimamenteIf you see Ana, don't forget to ask after her father. He's been a bit poorly lately.
c. to inquire about
Una pareja vino a preguntar por el apartamento que está en alquiler.A couple came to inquire about the apartment that is for rent.
d. to enquire about
Mucha gente ha llamado para preguntar por el anuncio de la vacante.A lot of people have called to enquire about the ad for the vacancy.
2. (to ask to see or talk to)
a. to ask for
Hay una señora al teléfono que pregunta por usted.There's a lady on the phone who's asking for you.
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