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inquire
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

4 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • "I got a message from the head office that a gent at this address had been inquiring for 2704," said he.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (73% in)
  • May I inquire who has the honour to be the first?" asked Holmes with some asperity.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (95% in)
  • On the death of Sir Charles we inquired for this young gentleman and found that he had been farming in Canada.
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (33% in)
  • It was a cunning device, for, apart from the chance of driving your victim to his death, what peasant would venture to inquire too closely into such a creature should he get sight of it, as many have done, upon the moor?
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (98% in)

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