beg
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beg(
behg
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to plead)
a. suplicar
I beg you to give me one more chance.Te suplico que me des una oportunidad más.
I'm begging you, don't tell my mom I failed the test.No le digas a mi mamá que reprobé el examen, te lo suplico.
b. mendigar
The beggar was on the street begging people for food.El mendigo estaba en la calle mendigando comida a la gente.
c. rogar
He begged her for one of her french fries.Le rogó una de sus papas fritas.
d. implorar
The prisoners begged the soldiers for mercy.Los prisioneros imploraron clemencia a los soldados.
e. pedir
I begged her to help me with my homework.Le pedí que me ayudara con mi tarea.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to plead)
a. suplicar
Mom will never give back your video games if you keep begging like that.Mamá nunca devolverá tus videojuegos si sigues suplicando así.
b. pedir limosna
The homeless man was on his knees begging.El hombre sin hogar estaba de rodillas pidiendo limosna.
c. implorar
It was horrible to see someone beg for mercy like that.Fue algo horrendo ver a alguien implorar clemencia así.
d. pedir
She was begging for help, but people ignored her.Pedía ayuda, pero la gente la ignoraba.
e. mendigar
I have no other options; please don't make me beg.No tengo otras opciones; no me hagas mendigar por favor.
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beg
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to beg somebody to do somethingrogar or suplicar a alguien que haga algo
to beg a favor of somebodypedir un favor a alguien
to beg forgivenesspedir or implorar perdón
I beg your pardonperdón
I beg to differme temo que no comparto tu opinión
this begs the question whyesto nos lleva a preguntarnos el porqué
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to beg for somethingmendigar algo
to beg for mercyimplorar clemencia
these jobs are going beggingestos trabajos los hay a patadas
beg bowlplatillo de las limosnas
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beg [beɡ]
transitive verb
1 (implore) rogar; suplicar
I beg you! ¡te lo suplico!; to beg forgiveness suplicar or implorar perdón; he begged my help suplicó mi ayuda; to beg sb for sth suplicar algo a algn; he begged me to help him me suplicó que le ayudara; I beg to inform you tengo el honor de informarle; I beg to differ siento tener que disentir
to beg the question
some definitions of mental illness beg the question of what constitutes normal behaviour algunas definiciones de enfermedad mental dan por sentado lo que constituye un comportamiento normal
2 [+beggar] [+food, money] pedir
he begged a pound pidió una libra
intransitive verb
1 (implore)
to beg for [+forgiveness, mercy] implorar
2 [+beggar] mendigar; pedir limosna
it's going begging I'll have that sausage if it's going begging
there's some cake going begging queda un poco de tarta, ¿no la quiere nadie?
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