beg

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
beg

Third-person singular
begs

Past tense
begged

Past participle
begged

Present participle
begging

(transitive & intransitive)

  1. If you beg someone for something or to do something, you ask them very strongly, but you are in a weak position.
    He had a gun to my head. I begged him, "Please, don't shoot me."

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