To beg

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Definition

to beg (sbdy): to request, to plead, to implore (sbdy)
verb
The verb "to beg" is generally followed by an object: I beg you, She begged her. Occasionally, we use the construction "I beg OF you (to let me live)".

I begged them for help. I requested again and again that they assist me.
I beg you to forgive me! Please, please, please will you forgive me?

I beg your pardon?: Sorry? Could you say that again please?
idiom

Examples

  • "Harold : I'm begging you Jesus, give me an aisle seat."
  • "Cheryl : I beg your pardon?"
  • "Philip, you must do something, I beg you!"
  • "He is begging me not to leave him. I am laughing in his face whilst caressing my younger lover's large pectorals."
  • "She's begging for it!"
  • "Queen : I beg your pardon?"
  • "She'll beg for more."

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