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plead

US [plid]
UK [pliːd]
  • v.恳求;辩护;乞求;(向法庭)陈述案情
  • Web抗辩;请求;辩解
Past Tense:pleaded  Past Tense:pled  Simple Present:pleads  Present Participle:pleading  
plead
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v.
1.
[i][t]
乞求;恳求to ask sb for sth in a very strong and serious way
She pleaded with him not to go.
她恳求他不要离开。
I was forced to plead for my child's life.
我被迫苦苦哀求给我的孩子一条生路。
pleading eyes
乞求的眼神
He pleaded to be allowed to see his mother one more time.
他恳求准许他再看妈妈一眼。
‘Do something!’ she pleaded.
“帮帮忙吧!”她央求道。
2.
[i][t][nopass]
(在法庭)申辩,认罪,辩护to state in court that you are guilty or not guilty of a crime
to plead guilty/not guilty
认罪;不认罪
How do you plead?(= said by the judge at the start of the trial)
你有何辩护?
He advised his client to plead insanity(= say that he/she was mentally ill and therefore not responsible for his/her actions) .
他建议他的当事人以精神不正常作为辩护理由。
3.
[t]
~ sth
(向法庭)陈述案情to present a case to a court
They hired a top lawyer to plead their case.
他们聘请了一位顶级律师帮他们陈述案情。
4.
[t][nopass]
~ sth (for sth).~ that…
解释;推说;找借口to give sth as an explanation or excuse for sth
He pleaded family problems for his lack of concentration.
他解释说他不能集中精神是因为有家庭问题。
5.
[t][i]
为…辩护;声援;支持to argue in support of sb/sth
She appeared on television to plead the cause of political prisoners everywhere.
她出现在电视上为所有政治犯声援请命。
The United Nations has pleaded for a halt to the bombing.
联合国已呼吁停止轰炸。

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