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beggarⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- UK, informal: He's such a cheeky beggar.
- UK, informal: the cheeky beggar [asked, wanted]
- UK, slang: why, you little beggar!
- UK, slang: is a [dirty, rude, cheating, insolent] little beggar!
- UK, slang: wanted to [hug, smack, kiss] the little beggar!
- UK, slang: the little beggar [smashed, broke] my window!
- UK, slang: I could [throttle, strangle, whack] the little beggar!
- UK, slang: the poor little beggars are [hungry, sad, alone]!
- UK, slang: the lucky beggar won again!
- UK, slang: the lucky beggar beat me (at cards)!
- UK, slang: the lucky beggar won [at poker, the match, the lottery]!
- UK, slang: the lucky beggar [escaped, fled, got away]!
- UK, slang: the lucky beggar got out of [going, having] to
- a [homeless, poor, blind, handicapped] beggar
- You are nothing but a beggar.
- was reduced to a beggar (when)
- there is always a beggar [on the corner, outside] (of)
- the beggar was [sitting, standing] outside of
- The beggar asked me for [money, some change].
- the [local, city] beggar
- The [city, town] is full of beggars.
- are too many beggars in this city
- [Hundreds, Thousands] of people have become beggars.
- [always, never] give beggars my spare change
- idiom: Beggars can't be choosers.
- UK: You lucky beggar!
- slang: Poor little beggars!
- a beggar [woman, child]
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