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Thread: Beg (for/of)

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    Beg (for/of)

    What's the difference between "beg...", "beg for..." and "beg of..."?

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    Re: Beg (for/of)

    I'm teaching my dog to beg.

    He sits with his paws held up begging for a biscuit.

    Please come quickly, I beg of you. (This is very formal.)

    Rover

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    Re: Beg (for/of)

    Thank you, I've realized it.

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