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  • Welcome to twominuteenglish.com. Teaching you English through two-minute lessons.

  • In this lesson, we will study how to useask in.’

  • Ask inis a phrasal verb used to invite somebody into your house, office, room etc.

  • That’s right Teddy. It is specifically used to invite someone inside some place.

  • Why don’t you share an example ofask inwith us, Rex?

  • Sure Teddy. Don't leave him standing on the doorstepask him in!

  • That’s a good example. And here is another one: I asked my new neighbours in for a cup of tea.

  • That’s right Teddy. I think the meaning ofask inis quite clear now. Let’s see some sample conversations.

  • The insurance agent is at the door. He wants your signature on some form.

  • Please ask him in. I’ll be there in a minute.

  • Do you want me to stay home?

  • It’s alright. I know you have a lot to do. You can go. I’ll handle it.

  • Alright. He is sitting downstairs. Don’t make him wait for too long.

  • Are you going out somewhere?

  • Yes, I have an important meeting today. Why do you ask?

  • I’ve asked our new neighbours in for a cup of coffee. I thought you would join us.

  • I’m sorry honey. I won’t be able to join you guys today. You shouldve talked to me in advance before asking them in. .

  • Youre right. Just try to come back soon, if possible.

  • There’s someone standing at the main gate. Do you know him?

  • That guy has come from my office to get some important files.

  • You should have asked him in. Why did you keep him waiting outside? It’s so cold!

  • I asked him in, but he declined. He should be in a hurry.

  • Alright. You’d better find the files soon then.

  • Don't leave him standing on the doorstepask him in!

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

  • Please ask him in. I’ll be there in a minute.

  • You shouldve talked to me in advance before asking them in.

  • You should have asked him in. Why did you keep him waiting outside?

  • I asked him in, but he declined.

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Ask In - Common Phrasal verbs - Phrasal Lesson

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