Ask Out

Ask Out

Infinitive: Ask Out
Present Tense: Ask Out/ Asks Out
-ing Form: Asking Out
Past Tense: Asked Out
Past Participle: Asked Out
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    When you ask someone to go with you to a certain place or for a special occasion, to spend time together and have fun. If one or both parties involved are interested in a romantic way, then it is considered a date.

    The prince had already asked Cinderella out to the movies with him, when he kissed her.
    Just because a guy asks a girl out on a date doesn't mean he has to pay for everything, right?

Ask Out
  1. I can't decide whether I should go to the prom or not. I mean, I got _____ ____ by two guys. Well, Tom ____ me ___ first, but I really wanna go with Jerry.
  2. Maybe I should ___ Sylvester ___ to the prom instead.
  3. The Jenkins called and ____ their neighbors ____ for a barbecue.
  4. If Jim hadn't been so shy, he could have ___ Sherry___.
  5. Stuart ____ Sherry ____ on a date while Jim wasn't paying attention.

Watch how Carrie is asked out by a guy in this video clip from the movie Carrie

  1. Use the phrasal verb discussed today to describe what happened in the video.

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • I can’t decide whether I should go to the prom or not. I mean, I got asked out by two guys. Well, Tom asked me out first, but I really wanna go with Jerry. (Go for him!)
    Maybe I should ask Sylvester out to the prom instead.
    The Jenkins called and asked their neighbors out for a barbecue.
    If Jim hadn’t been so shy, he could have asked Sherry out.
    Stuart asked Sherry out on a date while Jim wasn’t paying attention.

  • LOIEnglish

    Good.

  • gloria

    1. I can’t decide whether I should go to the prom or not. I mean I got asked out by two guys. Well, Tom asked me out first, but I really wanna go with Jerry.

    2. Maybe I should asked Silvester out to the prom instead
    3. The Jenkins called and asked their neighbors out for a barbecue
    4.If Jim hadn’t been so shy, he could have asked Sherry out
    5. Stuart asked Sherry out on a date while Jim wasn’t paying attention

    The boy asked the girl out to the prom for the next week

  • LOIEnglish

    Gloria,

    Careful with Question #2. There is a modal verb ‘should’ and after modal verbs we always use the infinitive WITHOUT to: Maybe I should ASK Silvester out to the prom instead.

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