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be ging

  • n  a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
  • v  call upon in supplication; entreat
  • v  make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
  • v  ask to obtain free
  • v  dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

  • Zenshui Sigrid Olsson Getty Bad-mouthing yoga seems like begging for a hit of unfavorable karma.
  • Then you start building your "personal network" by begging your friends to sign up, and begging them some more to invite their friends.
  • Even more shocking was the fact that the graphic recording of a man writhing in agony, begging for mercy as he is sodomized with a cane and verbally abused by men identified in an .
News & Articles

  • Harry Neale honored to receive Foster Hewitt Award after listening to legendary broadcaster as kid - Sabres Edge | The ...
    Harry Neale remembers begging his father to let him stay up late and listen to hockey broadcasts . Neale, only about 8 years old, would sneak a radio into his bedroom in Sarnia, Ont., and visualize the images conjured by legendary Maple Leafs broadcaster Foster Hewitt.
    June 11, 2013 - The Buffalo News Blogs
  • Refresh Roundup: week of June 3rd, 2013
    Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it's easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make sure they don't escape without notice, we've gathered every possible update, hack, and other ...
    June 10, 2013 - Engadget
  • Printed letters, June 11, 2013
    The most visible issue confronting residents and visitors to the Grand Valley alike is the constant begging, panhandling and harassment by one group of people or another. Panhandlers have become emboldened due to the permissive stance and lack of action taken by both the city and county.
    June 10, 2013 - The Daily Sentinel

  • Sylvester Stallone in Toronto Star
    Man, it was seven guys, kicking each other's ass, one guy tougher than the next,said Stallone, whose career includes a string of Rocky and Rambo movies. "No joke, our stunt guys were begging for mercy."
  • Bono in USA Today
    These statistics are not just numbers on a page,Bono said. "They are people begging for their lives, for two pills a day, a mother begging to immunize her children, a child begging not to become a mother at the age of 12."
  • Monty Williams in The Associated Press
    Chris was the main thing that excited me about this job,Williams said after a pre-draft workout Tuesday at the Hornets' suburban training center. "So many people are begging for a point guard. You're talking about the best one in the game....

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