- 1.1 mendigo, -ga (m,f) beggars can't be choosers a veces no se está en situación de exigir nadaMore example sentences1.2 (fellow) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] he's a silly/conceited beggar es un tonto/creído you lucky beggar! ¡qué potra tienes! [familiar/colloquial], ¡qué suertudo eres! (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] the little beggar's hidden my slippers el muy pillo me ha escondido las pantuflas [familiar/colloquial]
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- How many times have you been asked in the street for some money from a seemingly homeless person or a beggar?
- ‘One of your beggars asked me for money for a cup of coffee,’ he said.
- I do voluntary work, am a Christian, invariably give money to beggars and try to spread a little happiness as I go by.
- The cool million generally goes to some lucky beggar down south.
- The poor beggar's badly burned body was supposed to be in the coffin awaiting collection.
- Indeed, the poor beggars attending the meeting in April would have witnessed Lee's wholehearted endorsement of his chief executive's vision.
- [country/social class] arruinar, empobrecer*; (stronger) pauperizar*; [family/person] arruinar to beggar belief ser* difícil de creer to beggar description ser* indescriptibleMore example sentences
- Now if it could be shown that beggaring rich people inevitably enriches poor people there might be something to say for a crusade against inequality.
- Those of the left claimed that naive women were seduced into becoming avaricious consumers, beggaring their families.
- That would stop the competition gaining market share by beggaring your own people.