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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We didn't have a sewing machine in my house, and when I begged for one in 8th grade after learning to sew in Home Economics class, I had to figure out how to use it on my own.
They didn't make a ritual of reading to us at bedtime, the way we did for our children, and if we begged for one more story they sometimes indulged us, but more often than not let the other storytellers in the room take up the challenge and continue where they left off.
Ashleigh Swan: "I begged and begged for one years ago when I was 19, because I had abnormal symptoms.
She also says the X-ray was only subsequently performed because she begged for one to be done.
We visited often during our stay and on our last day our daughter begged for one last visit.
Giggs is said to have promised he would never cheat on her again as he begged for one last chance.
Giggs, 37, is said to have promised he would never cheat on the mother of his two children again and begged for one last chance.
It was a case of good news-bad news Monday when Jered Weaver begged for one more batter near the end of his throwing session.
Last night, tearful Frank, 56, begged for one last chance to talk to his chart- topping son.
Neil begged for one of his own and his dad agreed that if the youngster saved up half the money he would pay the rest for the pounds 600 second hand machine.
Panicked that this might be my one and only chance, I begged for one more question.
ThE dancer who had a seven-month affair with Ronan Keating is said to be "livid" after being dumped by the married Boyzone star who has begged for one last chance from wife, Yvonne (right).
He begged for one last chance and said that he would cook a nice meal for me coming home from work that Friday and we would talk and enjoy some quality time together.
Imagine your anger and skepticism if the neighbor failed to honor his repeated promises to cut the noise - and then, as authorities were clamping down, he begged for one more chance and offered another pledge to reduce the disturbance.
He begged for one as a birthday present a year ago and I gave in.