beg (something) from (someone)

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beg (something) from (someone)

To plead or ask someone earnestly for something. I forgot my wallet at home today, so I had to beg some money from my friends for lunch.
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beg something from someone

to plead for something from someone. She begged the amount of a telephone call from someone who walked by. I begged a dollar from a kind lady who went by.
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Another refugee, a white-bearded man, Wazir Gul, told Pajhwok Afghan News he begged from morning to noon in Khost City and then sat at the gate of the main mosque to beg worshippers.
At the busy Newland's Cross on the Naas Road in west Dublin, another Romanian woman begged from motorists at the traffic lights.
The Tax Court may have been trying to answer a broader question in these cases--can money begged from family and friends be considered income and therefore qualify as earned income for EITC purposes?