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to ask or ask for as charity

to make an earnest or urgent request

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call upon in supplication

make a solicitation or entreaty for something

dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

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It begs the question - why doesn't dollar billionaire Sir Macca just dig down the back of the sofa and buy it himself?
It turned out that nobody in the area really knew about it, which begs the question was this what Cllr Nicky Walker wanted?
Which, to me, begs the question - where are you, Mr Heseltine?
It begs the question whether they are just in it for the money now?
If so, it begs the question, 'Does low self esteem caused by ugliness turn people into criminals?
It begs the question though of who is the happier and most contented .
That Streisand has such influence begs the question, ``Can I sound like Barbra, even if I'm more jazzy -- and should I?
There's an element of truth to this but it isn't a legitimate adaptationist explanation because it begs the question of why the mind should find comfort in beliefs that are false.
This scenario could of course occur, but would represent a small percentage of cases, and begs the question of rejection of a generally sensible proposal to accommodate a relatively infrequent occurrence.
Thorne asserts that "Caliban's monstrously misshapen form is open to more than one reading," which perhaps begs the question since it can be argued that his form is not misshapen at all and is seen as such only because of the limitations of the perspective of the Europeans, or because of their self-interest; and she writes that "[a] strong Neoplatonic bias .
Still, if product brands in agribusiness are trending towards shorter life spans, it begs the question whether marketing energy shouldn't be redistributed with greater emphasis on building the corporate brand.
It begs the question (couldn't less be spent with the same result)?
Which begs the question of whether or not the Italian retailer is in the process of reinventing or resuscitating the chain's Manhattan presence.
While his focus is on Virginia, his comparison of the planters' genteel project with that of the rising commercial classes in Britain begs the question whether there were groups in the colonies who were even closer to the British mercantile model.
This begs the question, however, of what happens if the agreement is entered into after the transfer takes place.