beg\ off

beg\ off
1. I
at first he promised to go with us but has since (legged off он сначала обещал пойти с нами, а теперь попросил позволения не ходить
2. XVII
beg off from doing smth. I want to beg off from going there я хочу просить разрешения не ходить туда

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  • beg off — ► beg off withdraw from a promise or undertaking. Main Entry: ↑beg …   English terms dictionary

  • beg off — verb ask for permission to be released from an engagement • Syn: ↑excuse • Derivationally related forms: ↑excuse (for: ↑excuse) • Hypernyms: ↑request, ↑bespeak, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beg off — {v.} To ask to be excused. * /Father told Tom to rake the yard, but Tom tried to beg off./ * /Mrs. Crane accepted an invitation to a luncheon, but a headache made her beg off./ Compare: BACK OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beg off — {v.} To ask to be excused. * /Father told Tom to rake the yard, but Tom tried to beg off./ * /Mrs. Crane accepted an invitation to a luncheon, but a headache made her beg off./ Compare: BACK OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beg\ off — v To ask to be excused. Father told Tom to rake the yard, but Tom tried to beg off. Mrs. Crane accepted an invitation to a luncheon, but a headache made her beg off. Compare: back out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • beg off — verb Date: 1827 intransitive verb to ask to be excused from something transitive verb to ask or gain permission to be excused from < begged off attending the party > • beg off noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beg off — verb To avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone. I wonder if I can beg off going to the meeting that day, since it will take me an extra 2 hours out of my way. Syn: cry off …   Wiktionary

  • beg-off — noun see beg off …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beg off — ask to be excused from duty, get out of a task    Some people volunteer to work and then they beg off …   English idioms

  • beg off phrasal — verb (I) to say that you cannot do something that you had agreed to do: I m sorry, but I m going to have to beg off from the game tonight …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • beg off — withdraw from a promise or undertaking. → beg …   English new terms dictionary


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