In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1suplicarrogarto entreat sb to + inf — suplicarle / rogarle a algn que + subj
- she entreated him to have mercy — le suplicó / rogó que tuviera misericordia
- ‘Trust me,’ he entreats, ‘I'm a professional eye-reader.’
- ‘Please, Adam,’ she entreated, trying another method.
- And he entreated all to look beyond the immediate horror of the attacks for the reasons behind them.
- His sentiment has become philosophical, as we are not cowed by caustic warnings but entreated with seductive and satisfying draftsmanship.
- He often sojourns there and woos the ‘niece’ of the abbess whom he entreats to come live with him and be his love.
- Perhaps you can entreat some strapping young lad into educating you in the ways of the world.
- She shook her head, and the lady's eyes grew more entreating.
- ‘Now is the moment of maximum pressure, and the coalition must withstand it,’ it entreats.
- ‘We really ought to tell them we're weighed down with responsibility and not the carefree single girls we seem,’ I entreated.
- ‘Workers all over the world need our help’, he entreated.
- Her voice had become soft and entreating, a voice she rarely allowed herself to use, for it made her sound vulnerable and weak, and she hated it.
- It's also so jam-packed with pop culture references and media lampoons that it runs the risk of insulting or isolating the very audience it is trying to entreat.
- I believe he spoke to her for a long time, entreating, wondering, pleading, ordering, I suppose.
- Then turning toward the camera, he entreats: ‘Mr. Premier, in this final negotiation, offer nurses what you were prepared to pay for the Army.’
- She very nearly rolled her eyes, but the tone of his voice was not threatening or arrogant - it was merely entreating, asking her to have faith.
- The nobleman entreats the blacksmith to accompany him on a sacred mission.
- ‘Why,’ she entreated after a moment, ‘does one so knowledgeable seek books on such evil?’
- He did not know whether anything he could say in that chamber would be noticed by the people of the town; but he would like to entreat them to be very gentle and careful towards the ruins.
- The Foundation cajoles, entreats, and I hope charms supporters into giving generously to make opinion pages better.
- Their brief incursion into the workforce during the war years was officially at an end and they were entreated to go home.
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