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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Would he need a chela-- a disciple--to beg for him? Had he a blanket against the cold weather?
On further inquiry, he told that his father dehumanized him every night in order to beg for him. He was not the only one to bear the inhuman behaviour of his father, rather his younger brother (aged 4) and elder sister (aged 7) faced the same situation.