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Vocabulary: requesting and granting
There are "personal requests", professional demands, administrative queries or applications ( they are the most painful and difficult ones ...) and many others too...
It is, therefore, necessary to adapt our vocabulary to the different circumstances! I hope this lesson will help!
To fill in an application form To beseech/ to beg
There are so many situations in which we must "ask", "request" or even beg...
To ask for something/
To ask someone to do something
|To call for something|
To request something
To make a request for something
|To apply for something|
To beg somebody to do something
To entreat somebody to do something
To beseech somebody to do something
To implore somebody to do something
To plead with somebody to do something
To solicit something from somebody
To seek something from somebody
|A petition for/ against|
|An appeal to somebody for something|
To make a request To implore
... and if you're lucky, you may get what you wanted (or not!)...
|To grant somebody something|
|To accede to somebody's wishes|
|To have mercy on|
|To allow something/ somebody to do something|
|To give permission to do something|
|To permit something/ somebody to do something|
|To licence somebody to do something|
|To forbid somebody to do something|
|To prohibit/ to ban (administration)|
To have mercy on...
- May I have your authority to do so?
- You have my permission to...
- For God's sake!
- For Heaven's sake/ for pity's sake...
- Could I...? / May I...?
- Would you object if... ?
- To be taken for granted: to be considered innately true, real, or correct; to be anticipated as always being available or at hand. ...
To take stg/ sb for granted
I hope this will help and your wishes will be satisfied! Now, you must be ready for the test! Go for it!
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