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phrasal verb [transitive] British formal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyinquire after
he/she/itinquires after
present participleinquiring after
past tenseinquired after
past participleinquired after
  1. inquire after someone to ask someone about someone else, especially about how they are or what they are doing
    Rachel’s mother was inquiring after you.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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