Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Beg"

The meaning of "Beg" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "beg"

"I beg you"?
A: Te ruego.
Q: O que significa i beg your pardon?
A: it means excuse me
Q: O que significa when begs flay ?
A: Do you mean "when pigs fly"? If so, it is an expression used to show you'll never do what you or another person said. They use this because pigs flying is not possible. For example: "I told you to clean up the dog's mess and you're going to do it now!" "Chtt! When pigs fly! I'm never doing that!"
Q: O que significa I beg ?
A: It means you desperately want something to a person that you will act like a lowly person.
Q: O que significa i beg your pardon??
A: It is a polite way of saying "excuse me", "pardon me", "I'm sorry", or even "I don't understand". It depends on the situation

Example sentences using "Beg"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com I beg to differ .
A: I beg to differ is an informal phrase often used in heated arguments or used sarcastically.

Person 1: I think that sleep is not as important as grades in school.

Person 2: I beg to differ! If you don’t get enough sleep, how are you going to pass the exam?

I beg to differ means “I believe the opposite”
If a person says I think playing games is a good form of entertainment and you say I beg to differ, it means you believe it is not a good form of entertainment (the opposite)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com beg.
A: I beg you to stay.
The dog will beg for food.
She begged her dad to go to the park.

Begged, asked, pleaded.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com i beg your pardon.
it can be used to express anger if someone insults you
For example
- ‘that hat looks ugly on you’
- ‘I beg your pardon?’
or to apologise (very formal)
- ‘that was rude of you’
- ‘I beg your pardon I didn’t mean to be rude’
or if you didn’t hear someone (very formal)
- ‘I beg your pardon, I didn’t hear what you said’

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com beg.
A: “I beg your pardon” is a formal way to say “I apologize”.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com beg.
A: Please tell me! I'm begging you!

Synonyms of "Beg" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre beg e solicit ?
A: As verbs the difference between beg and solicit is that beg is to request the help of someone, often in the form of money while solicit is to persistently endeavor to obtain an object, or bring about an event.

As a noun beg is a provincial governor under the ottoman empire, a bey.

"The detective went around the neighbourhood soliciting information from people who were home at the time of the robbery."

"The man who was robbed begged his neighbours for information regarding the thief"

Both these words request information, but "beg" has a sense of desperation behind it. The detective is just doing his job, but the man who was robbed has lost a lot of money and is desperate to get it back.

I hope that helps.

Also, be careful when using "solicit." It has a second meaning, which is to ask for money in exchange for sex.

Things like "I saw him soliciting the neighbours" could potentially be misunderstood!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre begging e pleading ?
A: Pleading seems to be as if more is at stake. Like life or death. It might not really be life or death, but it can feel that way. A prisoner can plead to be freed, and a child can plead to eat some candy.
Begging is more about material objects or simple favors. A beggar wants money, a dog can beg you for a treat, or you can beg someone to go on a roller coaster with you. So, basically, pleading has a stronger meaning than begging.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre beg e crave e entreat e implore ?
A: beg = you need something from someone else
"He was begging me for some money"

crave = a desire for something that you probably have control over
"I'm craving something sweet"

entreat = I don't hear this word very often, it seems like a softer version of implore. It also almost sounds like there's something in it for the other person (en"treat"ing / convincing them to do what you want).

implore = strong desire for someone to do something
"I implore you to take a look at chapter 7"

Sorry if this answer isn't perfect, I would say generally "beg" and "implore" are informal and formal, whereas crave is something different. Beg also has a bit of a negative connotation though (like a beggar would beg someone), but implore sounds dignified (a scholar would implore someone).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre to beg e to implore ?
A: implore is to beg or ask for forgiveness while beg is to ask and keep asking for charity
Q: Qual é a diferença entre beg e ask ?
A: "Ask" is used more. However "beg" is more desperate.
He asked how much it was
He asked when we meet tomorrow.

He begged for his life.
He begged for some extra money.

Translations of "Beg"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? beging
A: Do you want begin or begging?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? i beg you
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? begging
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? beg
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? beg
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Other questions about "Beg"

Q: He would beg to differ.

Can I say so?

or only "I beg to differ" ?
A: You can say he would beg to differ
Q: I beg you to forgive me! soa natural?
A: "Please forgive me." is more natural and more frequently used.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar 1.He's too proud to beg.
2.We can't afford to slip up. .
A: Your first pronunciation was good!
Q: i beg your pardon soa natural?
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Q: I beg to differ. soa natural?
A: @sidney: I don't hear it very often but its perfectly normal. Nobody will think your strange for using it.

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