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inquire
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Great Expectations
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  • This is not for you to inquire into.
  • I derived from this, that Joe’s education, like Steam, was yet in its infancy, Pursuing the subject, I inquired,— "Didn’t you ever go to school, Joe, when you were as little as me?"
  • I therefore told him my small story, and laid stress on my being forbidden to inquire who my benefactor was.
  • I explained that I was waiting to meet somebody who was coming up by coach, and I inquired after the Castle and the Aged.
  • I inquired was it a large household she was going to be a member of?
  • Does the thought-contracted brow of the local Sage or the lustrous eye of local Beauty inquire whose fortunes?
  • "Then is it your opinion," I inquired, with some little indignation, "that a man should never—"
  • "Have you ever seen a messenger you once sent to me," I inquired, "since he undertook that trust?"
  • I inquired.
  • Mr. Jaggers looked at me inquiringly, and repeated "Mother?"
  • And as to the condition on which you hold your advancement in life,—namely, that you are not to inquire or discuss to whom you owe it,—you may be very sure that it will never be encroached upon, or even approached, by me, or by any one belonging to me.
  • While it was preparing, I went to Satis House and inquired for Miss Havisham; she was still very ill, though considered something better.

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  • Students should contact our office to inquire about scholarship opportunities.
  • I am here to inquire about the job.

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