beg · verb I or T /beg/Full view
B2 to make a very strong and urgent request
Dictionary examples:

They begged for mercy.

"Please, please forgive me!" she begged (him).

He begged her to stay.

Learner example:

But before she left I begged her not to tell anybody. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

B2 to ask someone for food or money, because you do not have any
Dictionary examples:

There are more and more homeless people begging on the streets these days.

She had to beg for money and food for her children.

Learner example:

He had [a] shabby coat, old shoes and he was begging for money. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)

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