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‘Please help us,’ Claire pleaded.
He knelt in front of the king, pleading for mercy.
I pleaded with you to stay, but you turned your back on me.
Both defendants pleaded not guilty on all counts.
Pleading poverty, he sought charity from local shopkeepers.
Ellie pleaded tiredness and went to bed very early.
He pleaded the case for continued cooperation with the Russians.
Her book pleaded the cause of women’s education.