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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If we ever pulled our ICE out, if we ever said, 'hey, let California alone, let them figure it out for themselves,' in two months they'd be begging for us to come back, they would be begging.
ISLAMABAD -- Deputy chief of the Jamaat e Islami, Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha, has said that Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif was speaking the American mind and begging for US assistance and his statements were adding to the threats to the country's solidarity and integrity.
They pay the fines, some even come begging for us to release their son's vehicle".
I was begging for us to be allowed to have her back pending the court case.
We weren't ruthless enough in the final third and this was a chance which went begging for us.
Something more than the mundane is around us, begging for us to understand it.
We wanted to ensure a smooth transition from the old regime to the new one, that's why we offered him the vice-presidentship as he was begging for us to give him a post in the club.
Of course, he's begging for us to throw him the ball all the time.
We have come up short on a lot of issues and we put down a few chances when there were tries begging for us.
When he is foaming on about the British empire or mouthing off about how funny our ``wee Jock'' accents are, the Landlord isn't exactly begging for us to like him.
DOOM fans have cornered me at tradeshows begging for us to release DOOM II for the Mac," said Jay Wilbur, business manager of id Software.
Chances went begging for us as Milner shot wide and Agbonlahor failed to get a close range header on target.
We had so many customers begging for us to open a store," she said.
We saw Martin banging at the window begging for us to rescue him