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What is the difference between "preguntar" and "pedir"?

Preguntar is "to ask" in the form of a question, where one is requesting information.

Pedir is "to ask for," regarding something. It does not use a preposition as it does in English: "Arnaldo pide permiso para salir."

Question v. Request is an easy rule of thumb.

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What does "preguntar por" mean?

To ask about someone/something.

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What does "hacer una pregunta" mean?

To ask a question