for\ the\ asking

adv. phr.
By asking; by asking for it; on request.

John said I could borrow his bike any time. It was mine for the asking.

Teacher said her advice was free for the asking.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • for the asking — {adv. phr.} By asking; by asking for it; on request. * /John said I could borrow his bike any time. It was mine for the asking./ * /Teacher said her advice was free for the asking./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the asking — {adv. phr.} By asking; by asking for it; on request. * /John said I could borrow his bike any time. It was mine for the asking./ * /Teacher said her advice was free for the asking./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the asking — ► for the asking for little or no effort or cost. Main Entry: ↑ask …   English terms dictionary

  • for the asking — adverb on the occasion of a request advice was free for the asking • Syn: ↑on request * * * for the asking Freely available on request • • • Main Entry: ↑ask * * * for the asking phrase available if you ask for it …   Useful english dictionary

  • for the asking — by asking, on request You can get a free ticket to the concert for the asking from the front office …   Idioms and examples

  • for the asking — adverb Easily obtainable, or free. All you have to do is go to the interview. The job is yours for the asking …   Wiktionary

  • for the asking — available if you ask for it There are sales jobs for the asking …   English dictionary

  • for the asking — easily available. There are a lot of organizations that have scholarship money for the asking …   New idioms dictionary

  • for the asking — for little or no effort or cost. → ask …   English new terms dictionary

  • be someone's for the asking — be (someone s) for the asking if something is someone s for the asking, they only have to ask for it and it will be given to them. The contract was Ron s for the asking …   New idioms dictionary

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