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.
See also: beg, for
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: beg, for
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"For weeks before they were taken Sean begged for us to move so the social workers couldn't take him away."
The statement noted that this aggression couldn't have happened without being greenlit by the US and without coordination with the Arab Gulf and other sides in the region, particularly after the "pilgrimages" carried out by sides from the Arab Gulf to Washington in which they begged for US military intervention to save their terrorist pawns from defeat at the hands of the Syrian Army.