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beg is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of beg in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i beg you to stick with that schedule if …”

meanings of beg


  1. To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.
  2. To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat.
  3. To request the help of someone, often in the form of money.
  4. In the phrase beg the question: to raise (a question).
  5. In the phrase beg the question: to assume.


  1. A provincial governor under the Ottoman Empire; a bey.
  2. The act of begging; an imploring request.
  3. Abbreviation of beginning.

beg frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word beg occurs in english on average 8.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics beg can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that beg can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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