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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CAPTION: The Mayor of Kirklees, Clr Julie Stewart- Turnertakes part in sleep-out in St Peter''s Gardens earlier this year, and right, a man begs for cash on the streets
Hill begs for handouts despite picking up pounds 40-a-week unemployment benefit and living in a hostel where his rent is paid by the social services.
One woman seems to have staked her pitch beside the supermarket trolleys and begs for the pound coins when we come out with the shopping.