implorar
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implorar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to implore
Su familia le imploró que no se uniera al ejército para ir a la guerra.His family implored him to not join the army and go to war.
b. to beg
Después de engañar a su esposa, Peter le imploró que lo perdonara con lágrimas en los ojos.After cheating on his wife, Peter begged her to forgive him with tears in his eyes.
c. to beseech
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
El condenado le imploró piedad al rey.The condemned beseeched the king for mercy.
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implorar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to implore
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implorar
transitive verb
to implore; beg; beseech (literario)
implorar a algn que haga algo to implore o beg sb to do sth; beseech sb to do sth (literario)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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