ask a question to somebody

tzfujimino

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Would it be acceptable to use "I asked a question to the class" to mean "I asked the class a question"?

I think "I asked a question of the class" is grammatical, but I'm not so sure if it's natural.
 

Tdol

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You could say that you put a question to the class.
 
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