for the asking
On request, without charge, as in My brother is a lawyer, so for us his advice is free for the asking, or If you want to borrow the tractor, it's yours for the asking. This expression dates from the early 1800s, although slightly different versions of it (such as at one's asking) have been used since the late 1500s.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
Why, some might be asking, am I being so harsh on their work so soon after they died?
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I remember all our music appeared on Spotify overnight, without anybody asking us.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
I didn't much like his offhand way of asking; not that it wasn't a perfectly legitimate query.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
"From what I have heard, I think I may be free to discuss this," and she paused again, with her eyes asking that she may.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Such a betrayal led him upon the following day to send a note to Mrs. Chepstow, asking for an appointment.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens