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inquire
used in Lonesome Dove

17 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • "Do we ask their names before we shoot them?" he inquired.
    Chapters 13-14 (74% in)
  • For her to inquire about the man so shamelessly bespoke a depth of attachment that Dish could barely imagine.
    Chapters 15-16 (32% in)
  • It was not likely she would ever inquire at all about him, even if he stepped out the door and vanished for a year.
    Chapters 15-16 (33% in)
  • Augustus's blue pigs had been purchased from the Raineys and were the first thing Maude thought to inquire about when Call rode up.
    Chapters 15-16 (62% in)
  • Dish inquired.
    Chapters 17-18 (17% in)
  • He inquired about you.
    Chapters 23-24 (33% in)
  • Dish inquired.
    Chapters 32-33 (59% in)
  • Tobe inquired after Jake, and they carefully refrained from mentioning that he was on the run from the law.
    Chapters 42-43 (41% in)
  • Roscoe attempted to inquire about July, but the soldiers made it clear that they had better things to do than keep a lookout for Arkansas sheriffs.
    Chapters 52-53 (8% in)
  • Call inquired.
    Chapters 58-59 (96% in)
  • Jasper inquired.
    Chapters 66-67 (31% in)
  • Po Campo inquired politely.
    Chapters 66-67 (38% in)
  • He was careful not to give his feelings away though—he never inquired about the herds, and if the subject of Call and McCrae came up he made it plain that he harbored a grudge against them and would not be sorry to see them come to grief.
    Chapters 68-69 (35% in)
  • He rode halfway out of town and then went back to the third saloon from the post office and inquired about the woman named Jennie.
    Chapters 68-69 (64% in)
  • He inquired for her at the bar, and the bartender, a skinny runt, said she was busy and asked if he wanted a whiskey.
    Chapters 68-69 (67% in)
  • "Yeah, but do you just ask?" he inquired.
    Chapters 85-86 (55% in)
  • Call inquired.
    Chapters 93-94 (8% in)

There are no more uses of "inquire" in Lonesome Dove.

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