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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And that also probably explains why the teenage son of a friend of mine is begging for one of these little numbers for his first car.
Summary: Find out why your back and sore spots are begging for one of these.
Forget the people in the commercials who are wowed by all these products -- or your children begging for one of the kid products they saw on TV -- until you're convinced they're worth buying.
Yvonne has apparently conceded after the singer spent a week weeping and begging for one last chance.
A squad of 21 armed police stormed his house in London when they came to take his children in to care and he found himself before a judge begging for one last chance to turn his life around.
Film/TV actor Matthew Modine sits in a publicist's office, begging for one last shot at the A-list.
This works best when Sheehan describes tense baseball moments: "Danny registered a quick two strikes and the crowd screamed in unison begging for one more.
Costa and his mates only had been expecting to take four or five snaps, but after the eight-play series they were begging for one more.
Let your daughter get used to them at her own pace - pretty soon, she'll be begging for one of her own.
In the past few years, traffic on the Westside has gotten so bad that people once fiercely opposed to a pricey Westside subway are now begging for one.
Diego was sat on his stool begging for one more round when the fight was stopped at the end of the sixth, but the referee was having none of it.
And I loved her begging for one last chance even when Al had told her she was fired - twice.
I was just begging for one of the French forwards to knock the ball on or make a mistake, but they are one of the best handling teams in the world and it just didn't come.
I am usually fairly pathetic at contemplating these things having had them for each of my Caesareans, but the pain blurred any hesitation and had I made it to the hospital I'd have been begging for one.
But at the end of the day, Sinners was so unrelentlessly miserable that it was practically begging for one of us to have a go at it.