commune with God; make requests known; ask sb as a favour
"pray to the Lord"
"I beg you to stop!"
I pray you, which is the way to master Jew's?
出自：Merchant of Venice , Shakespeare
He..prayed them to keep still that he might count them.
出自： E. Bowen
She prayed for her husband.
The cricket match is on Saturday, so we're praying for a fine day.
The farmers are praying for rain.
Londoners never pray for rain.
She prays every day for her son's safety.
She prayed for strength in her troubles.
He got what he had prayed for.
他得到了祈求的东西。 pray sb for sth
The old man prayed him for mercy.
I pray you for kindness.
The peasants were praying to the gods for rain.
She prayed to God for help.
He had prayed constantly to Allah for an end to this time of horror.
他不停地向真主祈祷,以求结束这段恐怖的日子。 pray to sb to-v
We pray to God to deliver us from evil.
He prayed to us to give him another chance.