Communication researchers call this the foot-in-the-door syndrome. Essentially it's based on the observation that people who respond positively to a small “ask” are more likely to respond to a bigger “ask” later on.
To ask for a gift is a privilege, a wonderful expression of commitment to and ownership of the organization. Getting a yes to an ask can be a rush, but asking for the gift can and should be just as rewarding.
feelings You reply `don't ask me' when you do not know the answer to a question, usually when you are annoyed or surprised that you have been asked. `She's got other things on her mind, wouldn't you think?' `Don't ask me,' murmured Chris. `I've never met her.'
If you ask someone something, you say something to them in the form of a question because you want to know the answer. `How is Frank?' he asked I asked him his name I wasn't the only one asking questions She asked me if I'd enjoyed my dinner If Daniel asks what happened in court we will tell him You will have to ask David about that `I'm afraid to ask what it cost.' --- `Then don't ask.'
Also known as the Ask Price or the Offer Price During trading hours, the price at which a holder of a security was willing to sell at the time of the latest trade During non-trading hours, the price at which a holder of a security was willing to sell at the time of the last trade on the most recent trading day On NASDAQ, this is the price at which a market maker is willing to sell a stock
Also known as the Ask Price or the Offer Price The price a seller is currently willing to accept for a particular security On NASDAQ, this is the price at which a market maker is willing to sell a stock
make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan" consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons" inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times" direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question" address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother" require or ask for as a price or condition; "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnapers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage
An indication by a trader or a dealer of a willingness to sell a security or a commodity; the price at which an investor can buy from a broker The grain trade, among others, commonly refers to a proposal to buy as a bid and a proposal to sell as an offer
If you say that someone is asking for trouble or is asking for it, you mean that they are behaving in a way that makes it very likely that they will get into trouble. To go ahead with the match after such clear advice had been asking for trouble. a big ask a situation in a sports competition when someone needs to get a lot of points or do something very difficult in order to win
A motion to sell The same as Offer [NYMEX] The lowest price a broker asks customers to pay for a security [SEC] This is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price [Harvey]
To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity; as, what price do you ask? To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a question to or about; to question
require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
He had heard that war had started, but it didn't sink in for a long time until his father was drafted into the army. - Savaşın başladığını duymuştu fakat savaş babası askere alınıncaya kadar anlaşılmadı.
The troops had plenty of arms. - Askerlerin bol miktarda silahları vardı.
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