trusted enough <to even ask>

VicNicSor

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Russian
-- As long as I knew him, he was working on a mystery novel. He promised to show it to me once, but he never did. I think he was afraid I wouldn't like it. I'm probably the only guy on the bureau he trusted enough to even ask.
The X-Files, TV series

Just, "to even ask what?" Thank you.
 
  • VicNicSor

    Banned
    Russian
    Thank you all.

    Am I right that "even" here means something like "to even ask, let alone to do something more considerable"?
     
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