beg, borrow, or steal
Obtain by any possible means, as in You couldn't beg, borrow, or steal tickets to the Olympics. This term is often used in the negative, to describe something that cannot be obtained; Chaucer used it in The Tale of the Man of Law. [Late 1300s]
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As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.
In “Steal This Episode,” the filmmaker denounces Homer Simpson as an “enemy of art.”Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The rapid rise of the sharing economy is changing the way people around the world commute, shop, vacation, and borrow.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I have coordinated with our foreign minister so we will borrow from other countries which have offered,” he said.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
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.
That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
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
Germany invests money abroad, but she seems to borrow as much, and more, in the discount markets of London and Paris.