It is difficult to change someone‘s opinion by badgering him. The child who begs his mother to “get off his back” when she implores him for some assistance with the household drudgery, may very well plead interminably for some special privilege when he wants something for himself. How paradoxical that neither is able to perceive that no one likes being nagged.
Sumber : Murray Bromberg, 1100 Words You Need to Know
ask, request, implore, beseech
memohon dgn sangat
plead, entreat, solicit, implore
he implored her to change her mind
- plead with, beg, entreat, beseech, appeal to, ask, request, call on, exhort, urge, enjoin, press,push, petition, bid, importune, supplicate
- pray, beg
- I implore mercy
- It is to make atonement to the Most Scared Heart for all the sins of the world and to implore His grace and mercy for every family in the Ferrybank Parish.
- Most Arabic music is pure melody and rhythm, unencumbered by harmony; voices implore and exult, while instruments share the inflections of song.
- We implore God’s mercy for ourselves, the church, and the world, because in God’s world there is peace for all.
- They will salute, smile, and stare imploringly at him, all the while maintaining, with absolute rhythmic precision, the delicate steps, shimmering hand movements, and respective vocal parts of their song.
- On research, Gates implored politicians to dedicate more funding to federal research programs and to make the research and development tax credit permanent, an idea supported by President Bush.
- He bad been looking imploringly at the hard-faced slatternly woman who stood in the path, but at this moment he had caught sight of Jessie.
- In her association with the apostles and several women, ‘we also see Mary by her prayers imploringthe gift of the Spirit, who had already overshadowed her in the Annunciation.’
- Conservative MPs implored key figures in the sponsorship scandal to ‘just let it out’ Wednesday and admit they lied to Parliament three years ago about their roles in the affair.
- The people prayed, wept, gnashed their teeth, pulled their hair, imploring the mercy of the Virgin Mary.
- 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.
- I was about to speak when he looked at me imploringly .
- What if they just forget the due process, consultants and planning stuff and like Mayo just ‘ implored ’ you to do it?
- He came around the car as she tried to cover herself with her sweater and then, as she looked imploringly into his eyes, he burst out laughing.
- There and then, he cast himself on the mercy of God, imploring him to forgive his sins and accept his soul for Christ’s sake.
- And if they will perish, let them perish with our arms around their knees, imploring them to stay.
- This is me imploring the congregation of nurses at the first learning session to please, please, please put more people on treatment.
- Rickety children clutching imploringly the tattered garments barely covering the bones of their mothers are seen in all quarters of the city.
- Hundreds of young survivors of the blaze, sweaty and black with soot, raised their arms to the sky as if imploring mercy or hugged each other – sharing pain, fear, anguish and a feeling of helplessness.
- Thus this work can be read as autobiographical, sometimes more specifically as representing a triangle in which the man is Rodin, the imploring young woman, Camille, and the old woman, Rose Beuret, or more generally as a symbolic representation of the painful break between Claudel and Rodin.