beg, borrow, or steal

beg, borrow, or steal
figurative do whatever may be necessary to acquire something greatly desired

I'm gonna get the money to buy Casey's ring, even if I have to beg, borrow, or steal


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • beg, borrow, or steal something — beg or borrow something or beg, borrow, or steal something to manage to find something you need by whatever method you can I was determined to beg, borrow, or steal a copy of that book from somewhere …   English dictionary

  • beg, borrow, or/and steal — informal : to do whatever is necessary to get something that is wanted or needed We ll have to beg, borrow, or steal the extra chairs we need for the party. • • • Main Entry: ↑beg beg, borrow, or/and steal see ↑beg • • • Main Entry: ↑borrow beg,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beg — [beg] v past tense and past participle begged present participle begging ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ask)¦ 2¦(money/food)¦ 3¦(animal)¦ 4 I beg your pardon 5 I beg to differ 6 beg the question 7 be going begging 8 beg, borrow, or steal ▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beg — [ beg ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to ask for help, an opportunity, etc. in a way that shows you want it very much: Don t go! he begged. beg someone (not) to do something: She had written a letter begging him to come back. We begged… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beg or borrow something — beg, borrow, or steal something phrase to manage to find something you need by whatever method you can I was determined to beg, borrow, or steal a copy of that book from somewhere. Thesaurus: to find something or someonesynonym Main entry: beg …   Useful english dictionary

  • beg or borrow something — or beg, borrow, or steal something to manage to find something you need by whatever method you can I was determined to beg, borrow, or steal a copy of that book from somewhere …   English dictionary

  • steal — steal1 W3S3 [sti:l] v past tense stole [stəul US stoul] past participle stolen [ˈstəulən US ˈstou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take something)¦ 2¦(use ideas)¦ 3¦(move somewhere)¦ 4 steal the show/limelight/scene 5 steal a look/glance etc 6¦(sport)¦ 7 steal a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • borrow — bor|row W3S2 [ˈbɔrəu US ˈba:rou, ˈbo: ] v [I and T] [: Old English; Origin: borgian] 1.) to use something that belongs to someone else and that you must give back to them later →↑lend, loan ↑loan ▪ Can I borrow your pen for a minute? borrow sth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Steal — (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. {Stole} (st[=o]l); p. p. {Stolen} (st[=o] l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stealing}.] [OE. stelen, AS. stelan; akin to OFries. stela, D. stelen, OHG. stelan, G. stehlen, Icel. stela, SW. stj[ a]la, Dan. sti[ae]le, Goth. stilan.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • borrow — [v1] take for temporary use accept loan of, acquire, beg, bite, bum, cadge*, chisel*, give a note for*, hire, hit up*, lift, mooch*, negotiate, obtain, pawn, pledge, raise money, rent, run into debt, scrounge, see one’s uncle*, soak, sponge, take …   New thesaurus

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