for the asking

  1. on the occasion of a request
    advice was free for the asking
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How To Use for the asking In A Sentence

  • Perhaps you think that football has told him in no uncertain terms that you can't have what you want just for the asking and a hundred million used oncers.
  • Lily had taken it, at first with the confidence of assured possessorship, then with gradually narrowing demands, till now she found herself actually struggling for a foothold on the broad space which had once seemed her own for the asking. The House of Mirth
  • If you want the job, it's yours for the asking.
  • The job is yours for the asking.
  • It is ours now for the asking and claiming.
  • Sandwiches, toasties, jacket potatoes, home-made lasagne were there for the asking.
  • Anything from chairs and tables to utensils, lamps and shamianas are there for the asking, for a ‘small’ price.
  • Tiny turnips, the first finger-length zucchini and broad beans are there for the asking.
  • advice was free for the asking
  • All the elements of outstanding success were there for the asking: the superb maritime ambience of Phuket, the December offshore north-easterlies, safe anchorages and the potential for a matchless social milieu.
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