inquire into

inquire into
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "inquire into":
present tense I/you/we/they inquire into he/she/it inquires into present participle inquiring into past tense inquired into past participle inquired into
inquire into something to ask questions and examine the answers in order to find out the truth about something

The committee inquired into complaints made by several prisoners.


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