beg

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɛg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɛg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(n. beg; n. bāg, beg)


Inflections of 'beg' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
begs
v 3rd person singular
begging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
begged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
begged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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beg

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. begging on the [street, corner, subway]
  2. begging for [spare change, food]
  3. begging and [pleading, praying]
  4. I only beg that
  5. beg to [differ, disagree]
  6. begged him for [mercy, help, forgiveness]
  7. begged with him to [let, spare, stay]
  8. begged with her not to [go, tell]
  9. please, I beg you!
  10. I beg you to [reconsider, stop, accept]
  11. I beg your pardon!
  12. (I) beg your pardon?
  13. I beg your [forgiveness, indulgence]
  14. beg a [moment, a word] with you
  15. [this, which] begs the question
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