beg collocations and examples

 UK /beɡ/

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ask for something you really want


Adverbs frequently used with beg
earnestly, humbly, respectfullyWe earnestly beg you to see that steps are taken to help these families.
Nouns frequently used as the object of beg
favour, forgiveness, mercy, permission, someone’s indulgence, someone’s pardonYears later he returned to his first wife to beg forgiveness.
Nouns frequently used after beg for
ask someone to do something: attention, forgiveness, help, mercyHe had sunk to his knees, begging for mercy.ask for food or money: alms, bread, crumbs, food, money, scrapsChildren were begging for food on the street.
 
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