She tried to answer but could only beg, “Just a minute, please.”
One counselor asked her to get on her knees during a therapy session, Robison said, and “beg his pardon for whatever I had done.”
As word spread about what Robinson was doing at Grambling, young players wrote him to beg for a chance.
As Timm put it: "We shouldn't have to beg for companies to respect our privacy."
But I beg you, my children, my team, my fans, my partners, I beg for your forgiveness.
We may have to ride for our lives; so I managed to beg a feed of mealies apiece for them.
Then, let me beg these ladies to wear their masks, a moment.
In the event of his doing so, I should beg him to come direct to our house.
Come, I beg your pardon that I overheard you, and yet it shall not need.
Otherwise we would not have been obliged to put in here and beg you for food and lodging.
c.1200, perhaps from Old English bedecian "to beg," from Proto-Germanic *beth-; or possibly from Anglo-French begger, from Old French begart (see beggar). The Old English word for "beg" was wædlian, from wædl "poverty." Of trained dogs, 1816.
As a courteous mode of asking (beg pardon, etc.), first attested c.1600. To beg the question translates Latin petitio principii, and means "to assume something that hasn't been proven as a basis of one's argument," thus "asking" one's opponent to give something unearned, though more of the nature of taking it for granted without warrant.