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how can I answer a question like "can I ask you a few question" Student: Can I ask you a few questions about .... Teacher: Sure, ask away. this is a dialogue from my listening material, and I also heard of one way to answer,like:go ahead so I am wondering what's the difference between them, and if these two persons are peers, friends, what‘s the better answers to say? Thanks a lot.
Sep 20, 2018 6:54 AM
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Hi Mayi, 'Go ahead' and 'Ask away' mean much the same thing here. 'Go ahead' is a very general expression and 'ask away' obviously related specifically to asking questions, but both expressions serve the same function in this case. Both are informal, especially 'ask away'. So the use of these expressions indicates an informal relationship. I hope that helps! Steve
September 20, 2018
mayi
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English