12-04. ask, asks, to ask, asking, asked.
[You ask me to do X.] = You tell me that you want me to do X or tell you what you want to know about X.
[The woman asked me to give her something to eat.]
[The children asked what was inside the big container.]
12-05. question, questions.
[X is a question.] = X is something you can say to someone because you want to know something and you want someone who knows this to tell you.
[If you have questions after looking at my plans, tell me what you want to know.]
[You say: "Yes."] = You say something is true, or you say you want this.
[You want to know if I want some food, and I say: "Yes. I want some food."]
[You say: "No."] = You say something is not true, or you say you do not want this.
[You want to know if I want some food, and I say: "No. I do not want some food."]
Questions often start using one of these words first: who, what, where, when, do, is, can, will.
Tony asks Lisa some questions, and Lisa tells Tony what he wants to know.
Tony asks: "Do you have some animals?"
Lisa says: "Yes. I have three animals."
Tony asks: "What kinds of animals do you have?"
Lisa says: "__________."