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plead / hablar por algn
 
plead   [pli:d]
pleaded
pled
(especially United States)   past tense   past participle
A. -transitive verb
1. (=argue)
·to plead somebody'noun cause
·hablar por somebody, someone,   interceder por somebody, someone
·to plead somebody'noun case
(law, legal)   defender a somebody, someone en juicio
2. (as excuse)   aducir,   pretextar
·to plead that
·aducir or pretextar que
·to plead ignorance
·aducir or pretextar desconocimiento
·to plead poverty
·aducir or pretextar falta de medios económicos
·he pleaded certain difficulties
·adujo or pretextó la existencia de ciertas dificultades
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=beg)   suplicar,   rogar
·I pleaded and pleaded but it was no use
·le supliqué mil veces pero de nada sirvió
·to plead with somebody (to do something)
·suplicar a somebody, someone (que haga algo)
·to plead with somebody for something
·rogar a somebody, someone que conceda algo
·the village has pleaded for a new bridge for ten years
·hace diez años que el pueblo viene reclamando un nuevo puente
2. (law, legal)
(as defendant)   presentar declaraciónoun   (as barrister)   abogar
·how do you plead?
·¿cómo se declara el acusado?
·to plead guilty/not guilty
·declararse culpable/inocente
 
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