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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126330: Vocabulary: requesting and granting
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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 
     An application 

     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 
     Merciful
     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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