Begged vs Begger - What's the difference?
As a verb begged
As a noun begger is
From (etyl) (m), assimilation from (etyl) *.
to request the help of someone, often in the form of money
to plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat
- He begged on the street corner from passers-by.
- I beg your pardon. I didn't mean to cause offence.
- He begged her to go to the prom with him .
* Bible, Matthew xxvii. 58
- I do beg your good will in this case.
* 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 5
- [Joseph] begged the body of Jesus.
to assume, in the phrase (beg the question)
(proscribed) to raise a question, in the phrase (beg the question)
(legal, obsolete) To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.
- But that same day came Sam Tewkesbury to the Why Not? about nightfall, and begged a glass of rum, being, as he said, 'all of a shake'
- Else some will beg thee, in the court of wards.
* This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive . See
* (raise a question)
* beg the question
* go begging
* beg to differ
From (etyl) (m).
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