5 Ways to Ask Him Out on a Date When You Know He’s into Someone Else

4. Be very straightforward by saying something like “I know you like someone, but can I ask you out on a date?”

Having the courage to be straightforward when you ask him out will make you appear sincere. However, it’s almost like you’re confessing your crush to him, so you’ll need to be ready to move on if he turns you down. If you haven’t been able to get his attention yet, consider using this strategy.