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inquire
used in The Fountainhead

7 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • He had no time to inquire into this; a contractor's job runner was waiting for him in his office, also a stack of mail and drawings to be approved.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (79% in)
  • When she had been talked out of the turrets, she inquired: "Why can't we have mullioned windows?
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (80% in)
  • I don't inquire into yours.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (29% in)
  • He did not smile at his employees, he did not take them out for drinks, he never inquired about their families, their love lives or their church attendance.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (16% in)
  • I don't care to inquire.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 (74% in)
  • The editor looked at his clothes and inquired, "Can you spell cat?"
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (54% in)
  • Has anybody here ever bothered to inquire about my ideas?
    4.16 — Part 4 Chapter 16 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "inquire" in The Fountainhead.

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