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Spanish translation of “beg”

beg

verb /beɡ/ (past tense, past participle begged)
to ask (someone) for (money, food etc)
pedir
The old man was so poor that he had to beg in the street He begged (me) for money.
to ask (someone) desperately or earnestly
suplicar
I beg you not to do it.
beggar noun a person who lives by begging
mendigo
The beggar was asking people in the street for money.
beggar description to be so great in some way that it cannot be described
superar cualquier descripción
Her beauty beggars description.
beg to differ (formal) to disagree
estar en desacuerdo, no compartir la misma idea
You may think that he should get the job, but I beg to differ.
(Definition of beg from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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