It's common in Indian English (especially in schools) to say "If you have any doubts, ask me now". As you might have guessed, the expression is understood to mean "If you did not understand something or if something is not clear to you, let me know and I'll explain again".

However, I believe the usage of "doubt" this way is incorrect in standard English. At the same time, I cannot think of a simple, conversational alternative to the expression.

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    Replace “doubt” with “question” and it’s fine.
    – StephenS
    Sep 19, 2020 at 15:39

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  • "If you're unclear about anything, ask now."
  • "If anything is unclear, please ask."

I also like StephenS's suggestion of "questions":

  • "If you have any questions, ask me now."
  • And what can we call a "doubt asking" session in which children, after a lesson, ask the teacher to explain things they couldn't understand? Sep 19, 2020 at 16:33
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    A question-and-answer session, a Q&A session, or a question-asking session.
    – rjpond
    Sep 19, 2020 at 16:38

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