Idioms about beg
- to assume the truth of the very point raised in a question.
- to evade the issue or avoid a direct answer.
- to raise the question; inspire one to ask.
Origin of beg1
synonym study for beg
historical usage of beg
OTHER WORDS FROM beghalf-begging, adjectiveun·begged, adjective
Other definitions for beg (2 of 3)
Origin of beg2
Other definitions for beg (3 of 3)
How to use beg in a sentence
You must atone, apologize, and beg forgiveness for the thousands of LGBT lives you have taken.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike Axler, Pacino says he has yet to lose his, though many critics would beg to differ.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My Netflix account and, more importantly, my wallet would beg to differ.
The premise was simple: sell a brand to the patient and trust that the patient will beg the doctor for the same brand.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients|Kent Sepkowitz|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is not denying her behavior, and she's unwilling to beg for the public's mercy.Duke's Freshman Porn Starlet Isn't Ashamed—and She Shouldn't Be|Emily Shire|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They competed for it only in order to get a morsel of food, so they would not have to beg it from door to door.
Monsieur le Maire,” said he, “I should like to examine the premises, and beg that you will have the kindness to accompany me.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
I beg to trouble you with a few wild ideas of mine, which perhaps may some future day benefit the public.
I am very much obliged for your continued favours, and beg pardon for so often troubling you.
I hope you will fully consider this business, and must beg you will have the goodness to write to me by return of post.
British Dictionary definitions for beg (1 of 2)
- to evade the issue
- to assume the thing under examination as proved
- to suggest that a question needs to be askedthe firm's success begs the question: why aren't more companies doing the same?
Word Origin for beg
usage for beg
British Dictionary definitions for beg (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with beg
In addition to the idioms beginning with beg
- beginning of the end, the
- begin to see daylight
- begin to see the light
- begin with
- beg off
- beg the question
- beg to differ
- go begging