August 16, 2019 =========
☆ request 依頼する
If you request something, you ask for it politely or formally. While traveling, if you run into trouble, being polite and requesting help – rather than just asking – can mean that people are more likely to help you. So, what is the difference between requesting some help and asking for some help?
The main difference is in your intonation and choice of words. If you are asking for help, you’d probably speak more casually and whereas when you are requesting help, you’d be more likely to use soft intonation and polite words, just as a simple example:
Asking for help: Hey, can you help me?
Requesting help: Excuse me, sorry to bother you but could you help me please?