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beg

verb
 
 
/beɡ/ ( present participle begging, past tense and past participle begged)
FOOD/MONEY [I] B2 to ask someone for food or money, because you do not have any: Young children were begging on the streets.Making appeals and requestsPoverty and poor
STRONG REQUEST [I, T] B2 to make a very strong and urgent request: She begged him for help. [+ to do sth] I begged her not to go. →  See also I beg your pardon. Making appeals and requests
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