Commentary: NP1[+agent] BEG (NP2)
She begged that he not touch her.
Near the end of the day the same little man came to the door and
begged for food and to sit by the fire.
All three goddesses begged of the gathered gods to choose, but all
of the gods refused to make an enemy of the other two that he did
She visited the sick and jailed, and begged money for the burial of
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3
Commentary: NP1 BEG NP2
If your conclusion is hiding in your premise, then you have begged
If I say 'Bush is a retard, as proven by his retardedness,' I have
begged the question.
Decker claims that I've begged the question against actualists with
my charge of incompatible obligations.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Commentary: Inlcudes: GOING BEGGING, BEG OFF, BEG TO DIFFER/DISAGREE, BEG PARDON
There's a box of apples going begging.
A woman in California recently begged off a date by saying I've
been kidnapped (cops were called, she got cited for misuse of emergency communications).
He begged to differ with the chiefs of state that war was as
imminent abroad as they let themselves think.
He begged to disagree with McClurkin, but he made the decision, a
politically wise decision, not to push back too hard on this issue.
I beg your pardon?
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