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Synonyms for beg



Synonyms for beg

to ask or ask for as charity

to make an earnest or urgent request

Synonyms for beg

call upon in supplication

make a solicitation or entreaty for something

dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

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But if I had pounds 100 going begging I'd be tempted to spend the night in the new hotel room built around the Queen Victoria Monument in Castle Street.
AT a time when vital transportation projects are going begging, some influential members of Congress are busy thinking up ways to squander federal gas tax dollars on wasteful pork barrel projects.
THE Scoop6 is building up to a huge pot after going begging for a fifth consecutive week.
A website for the Kate Kennedy Club declares the ball on Saturday May 3 a complete success but adds that there is a large amount of lost property still going begging.
have tried to stir commerce over the past half-dozen years by building aquariums that are going begging for customers.
I can still do eight stone and you only have to point her" - Stewards' secretary Chris Rutter on hearing that the July Cup ride on his former partner Airwave was going begging