beg leave

idiom

Definition of beg leave

formal + old-fashioned
: to ask for permission followed by to + verbWe beg leave to offer our humble thanks.I beg leave to differ with you, sir.

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“Beg leave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beg%20leave. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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