Spanish translation of 'beg'
1. (= implore) rogar ⧫ suplicar
I beg you! ¡te lo suplico!
to beg forgiveness suplicar or implorar perdón
he begged my help suplicó mi ayuda
to beg sb for sth suplicar algo a algn
he begged me to help him me suplicó que le ayudara
I beg to inform you (formal) tengo el honor de informarle
I beg to differ siento tener que disentir
▪ idiom: to beg the question
some definitions of mental illness beg the question of what constitutes normal behaviour algunas definiciones de enfermedad mental dan por sentado lo que constituye un comportamiento normal
[food, money] pedir
he begged a pound pidió una libra
1. (= implore)
to beg for [forgiveness, mercy] implorar
2. [beggar] mendigar ⧫ pedir limosna
there’s some cake going begging (informal) queda un poco de tarta, ¿no la quiere nadie?
See beg off
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Example Sentences Including 'beg'
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It takes me a moment to realize he is begging for money for medicine.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Fearing for their lives the family begged his forgiveness and offered all that they owned as compensation.The Gods of Asgard (1989)
He begged forgiveness and they got back together the next day.The Sun (2015)
Then he came back and she begged him to stay.The Sun (2009)
And he begged for money from me.Daniel Deronda (1876)
More than three missed calls and it means you begged for something.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
With his brother in the next room, there was no need to beg for money in writing.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A SCHOOL head has begged parents for money to buy textbooks.The Sun (2016)
But the takeaway addict could not stop himself begging for food.The Sun (2015)
But this is an unashamed visual feast that will leave your eyeballs begging for mercy.The Sun (2008)
He begged Mum for forgiveness and came back, but left again after a week.The Sun (2016)
He struggles to understand why he let her and why he stayed when his friends begged him to leave.The Sun (2013)
He survived by crawling on the stumps of his legs and begging for food.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If it looks like she will go to the police, tell your wife now and beg for her forgiveness and support.The Sun (2016)
In his message he begs forgiveness.The Sun (2014)
It is weird and unsettling and sends one of our group bolting for the door, begging to leave.The Sun (2016)
It says how much your wife loves you that she kept begging to get back with you.The Sun (2016)
Now it appears he is having to resort to larger bribes to beg them to leave.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She says he begged to come back.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Then they would have to come begging back.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They prefer to wait until they see a rich man and then go and beg for something.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Two sides chasing hard to keep their seasons alive are also begging to be backed.The Sun (2006)
Yesterday orphans lined the streets begging for food.The Sun (2013)
Many people were reduced to begging for food.Christianity Today (2000)
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'beg' in Other Languages
British English: beg /bɛɡ/ VERB
If you beg someone to do something, you ask them anxiously or eagerly to do it.
I begged him to come back with me.
We are not going to beg for help any more.
- American English: beg
- Arabic: يَسْتَجْدِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: implorar
- Chinese: 乞求
- Croatian: moliti
- Czech: prosit
- Danish: tigge
- Dutch: bedelen
- European Spanish: suplicar
- Finnish: kerjätä
- French: supplier
- German: betteln
- Greek: ικετεύω
- Italian: implorare
- Japanese: 物乞いをする
- Korean: 구걸하다
- Norwegian: tigge
- Polish: poprosić
- European Portuguese: pedir
- Romanian: a implora
- Russian: просить
- Spanish: suplicar
- Swedish: tigga
- Thai: ขอร้อง
- Turkish: yalvarmak
- Ukrainian: благати
- Vietnamese: năn nỉ
Translation of beg from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary