to beg for food

to beg for food
to beg for food (for money) просить пищи (денег)

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  • beg for — phr verb Beg for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑food, ↑forgiveness, ↑help, ↑mercy …   Collocations dictionary

  • beg — verb 1 ask sb for food, money, etc. VERB + BEG ▪ be forced to, have to PREPOSITION ▪ for ▪ They were forced to beg for food. ▪ from …   Collocations dictionary

  • beg — [beg] v past tense and past participle begged present participle begging ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ask)¦ 2¦(money/food)¦ 3¦(animal)¦ 4 I beg your pardon 5 I beg to differ 6 beg the question 7 be going begging 8 beg, borrow, or steal ▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beg — [ beg ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to ask for help, an opportunity, etc. in a way that shows you want it very much: Don t go! he begged. beg someone (not) to do something: She had written a letter begging him to come back. We begged… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beg — ► VERB (begged, begging) 1) ask earnestly or humbly for something. 2) ask for food or money as charity. 3) (of a dog) sit up with the front paws raised in the hope of a reward. ● beg off Cf. ↑beg off …   English terms dictionary

  • beg */*/ — UK [beɡ] / US verb Word forms beg : present tense I/you/we/they beg he/she/it begs present participle begging past tense begged past participle begged 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to ask for help, an opportunity etc in a way that shows you… …   English dictionary

  • beg — verb 1 I beg your pardon spoken a) used to say sorry when you have made a mistake, or said something wrong or embarrassing: Oh, I beg your pardon. I thought you meant next Tuesday. b) used to show that you strongly disagree with something that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • beg — v. (begged, begging) 1 a intr. (usu. foll. by for) ask for (esp. food, money, etc.) (begged for alms). b tr. ask for (food, money, etc.) as a gift. c intr. live by begging. 2 tr. & intr. (usu. foll. by for, or to + infin.) ask earnestly or humbly …   Useful english dictionary

  • food — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ delicious, excellent, good, great, superb, tasty, wonderful ▪ favourite/favorite ▪ decent …   Collocations dictionary

  • beg — [[t]be̱g[/t]] begs, begging, begged 1) VERB If you beg someone to do something, you ask them very anxiously or eagerly to do it. [V n to inf] I begged him to come back to England with me... [V to inf passive] I begged to be allowed to leave... [V …   English dictionary

  • beg — 01. I don t like it when a dog comes and [begs] for food at the table. 02. The children [begged] us to take them to Disneyland for a holiday. 03. The old man was able to make a few dollars a day [begging] on the street. 04. Ian [begged] his wife… …   Grammatical examples in English

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