Definition of 'beg'
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It says how much your wife loves you that she kept begging to get back with you. The Sun (2016)He survived by crawling on the stumps of his legs and begging for food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is weird and unsettling and sends one of our group bolting for the door, begging to leave. The Sun (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)He begged Mum for forgiveness and came back, but left again after a week. The Sun (2016)A SCHOOL head has begged parents for money to buy textbooks. The Sun (2016)Yesterday orphans lined the streets begging for food. The Sun (2013)It takes me a moment to realize he is begging for money for medicine. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Two sides chasing hard to keep their seasons alive are also begging to be backed. The Sun (2006)They prefer to wait until they see a rich man and then go and beg for something. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And he begged for money from me. Daniel Deronda (1876)Then they would have to come begging back. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now it appears he is having to resort to larger bribes to beg them to leave. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More than three missed calls and it means you begged for something. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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)But this is an unashamed visual feast that will leave your eyeballs begging for mercy. The Sun (2008)Fearing for their lives the family begged his forgiveness and offered all that they owned as compensation. The Gods of Asgard (1989)Many people were reduced to begging for food. Christianity Today (2000)She says he begged to come back. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the takeaway addict could not stop himself begging for food. The Sun (2015)He struggles to understand why he let her and why he stayed when his friends begged him to leave. The Sun (2013)In his message he begs forgiveness. The Sun (2014)With his brother in the next room, there was no need to beg for money in writing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'beg'
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
Definition of beg from the Collins English Dictionary
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