French translation of 'plead'
plaiderto plead sb's case
plaider la cause de qn
- (= argue in support of) [cause]
plaiderto plead the case for sth
plaider la cause de qch
- (= give as excuse)
invoquerto plead ignorance
⇒ How does the defendant plead?
Comment plaide le défendeur ?to plead guilty
plaider coupableto plead not guilty
plaider non coupable
- (= beg)
to plead with sb
implorer qnto plead with sb for sth
implorer qn d'accorder qchto plead with sb to do sth
implorer qn de faire qch
⇒ She pleaded with him not to leave.
Elle l'implorait de ne pas partir.to plead for sth
implorer qchto plead for mercy
⇒ He was kneeling on the floor pleading for mercy.
Il était agenouillé, implorant grâce.
Example Sentences Including 'plead'
Now they'd established contact again, she might let him plead his case.Death Speaks Softly
Warburton had a light touch, and advised anyone calling on Mrs Maslin to plead a minor ailment.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
You told me yourself Emerald wasn't interested in hearing me plead my case.Yellow Bird
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Translation of plead from the Collins English to French Dictionary