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'Don't go!' he begged.
The boy was screaming and begging for mercy.
We begged her for another chance.
She had written a letter begging him to come back.
I begged to be allowed to join them.
homeless people begging on the streets
The boys went from door to door begging for money.
He would beg food from other children at school.
This is the British English definition of beg. View American English definition of beg.
old and no longer in good condition
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