go begging
phrasal to be in little demand

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go begging — {v. phr.} To be not needed or wanted. * /Many old homes in the city go begging./ * /Most of the apples on the market went begging./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go begging — {v. phr.} To be not needed or wanted. * /Many old homes in the city go begging./ * /Most of the apples on the market went begging./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go begging — ► go begging be available because unwanted by others. Main Entry: ↑beg …   English terms dictionary

  • go begging — phrasal : to be in little demand fish went begging when the cannery went out of business * * * go begging ● beg * * * (of an article) be available for use because unwanted by others half the apartments in New York go begging in the summer ■ (of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go\ begging — v. phr. To be not needed or wanted. Many old homes in the city go begging. Most of the apples on the market went begging …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go begging — to be available. Good jobs still go begging in the health care and teaching fields …   New idioms dictionary

  • go begging — seek handouts, seek charity, solicit alms; be in little demand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • go begging — (of an article or opportunity) be available because unwanted by others. → befuddled …   English new terms dictionary

  • go begging — idi to remain unclaimed, unused, or unpurchased …   From formal English to slang

  • go — I n. (colloq.) attempt 1) a go at (let s have a go at it) misc. 2) to make a go of it ( to get along ); always on the go II v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to proceed ) to go about (to go about one s business) 2) (d; intr.) to go across ( to cross ) (to go… …   Combinatory dictionary

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