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implore

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈplɔːr; ɪmˈplɔː(r)/

Translation of implore in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [help/mercy] implorar don't go, I implore you no te vayas, te lo suplico to implore sb to + infinitive/infinitivo suplicarle* a algn que + subjunctive/subjuntivo she implored me to let her stay me suplicó que la dejara quedarse
    Example sentences
    • And if they will perish, let them perish with our arms around their knees, imploring them to stay.
    • The Prime Minister has implored the state and territory leaders to take up the Commonwealth's plan for the Murray-Darling Basin for the good of the nation.
    • Most Arabic music is pure melody and rhythm, unencumbered by harmony; voices implore and exult, while instruments share the inflections of song.

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