How to politely ask for information from anyone. | Inquiries English


Occasionally, we need information from our colleagues or strangers; however the way one asks for it determines the response. Below are some expressions you can apply in such situations.
Formal Style

  1. Can I ask you for a favour please?
  2. Are there any options to that?
  3. Please let me know if he returns from his trip.
  4. I would like to find out my account details please.
  5. Would you be aware where he has gone?
  6. Who is in charge or responsible for the project?

Informal style

  1. Have you got time…?
  2. Do you know…?
  3. Where is…?