Ask someone out on a date

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Definition

to ask (someone) out on a date: to ask (someone) to be one's escort, partner; to ask (someone) to go out for a romantic evening
idiom
Kevin has asked Susie out a countless number of times, with no success. She just doesn't want to cheat on her husband.

to date (someone): to go out with, to go steady with, to be the boyfriend or girlfriend of (someone)
verb
We dated last year, but I split up with her when she told me that she used to be a man.

Examples

  • "Buy yourself some new clothes perhaps, and find the courage to ask a woman out for dinner."

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