Ask in – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To ask someone in is to invite someone to come into your home, office, or room etc (especially your home).

Examples of use:

1. He asked her in for a cup of coffee.

2. Don’t leave him standing on the doorstep – ask him in!

3. I asked my new neighbours in for a cup of tea.

4. If my neighbour knocks on the door, please don’t ask her in.

5. We asked them in for a drink and they stayed until 2am!

6. We sat in the waiting room for an hour before the doctor asked us in to his office.

infinitive ask in
present simple ask in and asks in
-ing form asking in
past simple asked in
past participle asked in

Practise your English and write a sentence using this phrasal verb.

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