beg for (someone or something)

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beg for (someone or something)

To plead or ask earnestly for something or someone. Our kids have been begging for a dog for years, and we're finally getting them one. I tried to calm my little cousin down and distract her, but she still begged for her mama all night.
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beg for someone or something

to plead to be given someone or something. He missed Jane a lot and was just begging for her to return to him. Jane begged for another helping of ice cream.
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The Test pitch does a bit, but the county pitches don't do a great deal - no matter how hard we beg for one with a bit of grass England Toss Stopped Play.
The Test pitch does a bit but the county pitches don't do a great deal - no matter how hard we beg for one with a bit of grass on.
The Test pitch does a bit, but the county pitches don't do a great deal, no matter how hard we beg for one with a bit of grass on.
You'll have to go hat in hand to the Marines and beg for one.
The tenant residents of the only really feudal state left in either the Commonwealth or Europe have a referendum vote to decide how they are governed, yet the voters of Britain's second largest city have to beg for one.