beg for

beg for (someone/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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References in classic literature ?
Would he need a chela-- a disciple--to beg for him?
When you git another one, you'll git down on yo' knees en beg for it
I tole you dat de next time I give you a chance you'd git down on yo' knees en beg for it.
Do not think," he went on, "that I tell you this to beg for your sympathy.
I beg for mercy for my poor friend, Harlequin, who has never done the least harm in his life.
Begslist is another way for people to beg for money online instead of facing strangers or even ones you know to ask them for money, thus reducing the blow to your pride or further embarrassment revealing to them that you are down on your luck and have to beg for help.
The total annual budget of BEG for action in the field of Corporate Communications 2016 amounted to around 150,000 EUR.
Kuwait, like fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) -- Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates -- does not allow begging and has pledged zero-tolerance towards allowing people to beg for money, particularly during the month of Ramadan when people, both locals and foreigners, have a stronger tendency to donate money and to engage in acts of charity.
As they go before the and spread their hands before other nations to beg for alms ( Funds, Aid, soft loans) which do not really reach the needy, but help the leaders in adding to their own collection of assets.
Initial investigations revealed that her husband dropped her off near the mosque and forced her to beg for cash while he waited for her at a coffee shop.
Mr Gilligan said: "It's not in the culture of Travellers to beg for survival and it does not come naturally to them.
Children as young as six have been forced to beg for 12 hours a day.
They beg for their survival, it is a pity that they have to pay up for the mafia, which controls the areas.
It is a virtual phenomenon that some call cyber begging, Internet panhandling, or crowdfunding and it is another way for people to beg for money and other needs to receive donations from strangers.