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Meaning of begged #1 (permalink) Fri May 19, 2006 15:25 pm   Meaning of begged
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #178 "Reported commands: reported speech", question 1

"Would you like to spend the weekend with us?" They ......... her to spend the weekend with them.

(a) advised
(b) ordered
(c) invited
(d) begged

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #178 "Reported commands: reported speech", answer 1

"Would you like to spend the weekend with us?" They invited her to spend the weekend with them.

Correct answer: (c) invited
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what does 'begged' mean?

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To beg #2 (permalink) Fri May 19, 2006 18:27 pm   To beg
 

Begged is the past tense of beg and means to ask as a favour, to ask for something as a charity or to ask earnestly or humbly:

to beg a favour of someone, to ask someone a favour;
I beg you not to go there alone;
I beg your pardon, excuse me.
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