Your query will be answered with a blank stare, followed by a long pause and half-hearted reply: My accountant?
“Bob is a visionary filmmaker with a great track record,” a studio spokesperson said in response to my query.
Then he stands by—near enough to query, not close enough to crowd.
In response to a query by The Daily Beast, a police spokesman said he would check on the incident.
That would be the end of the visit, a quick two-question survey; except Gilligan has a query of her own.
The word selfish occurred to her but to be met unabashed by the query, why not?
The voice which replied to Captain Downs's query did not sound human.
So, rather than 'Fair-lined,' as Bullen prints; but query 'Fur-lined.'
If he answered at all, it was only to query, "How's your gardin?"
In answer to queries sent to a part of Roscommon, I received the following replies from a reliable source: query.
1530s, quaere "a question," from Latin quaere "ask," imperative of quaerere "to seek, look for; strive, endeavor, strive to gain; ask, require, demand;" figuratively "seek mentally, seek to learn, make inquiry," probably ultimately from PIE *kwo-, root forming the stem of relative and interrogative pronouns (see who). Spelling Englished or altered c.1600 by influence of inquiry.
"to question," 1650s, from query (n.). Related: Queried; querying.