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    has asked ?

    Teacher, is there any word to replace the second "ask"? Is there a better way to phrase this sentence?


    Alli has asked me to ask you to call Mary to find out if she is going to the party tomorrow.

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    Re: has asked ?

    Ali has asked me if you would...
    Ali has asked me to request that you...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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