appeal for

This page is about the phrasal verb appeal for.

Meaning: to ask for something, usually in order to help deal with a crisis or an emergency

For example:

  • appeal for sth The government is appealing for food and clothes for the flood victims, so please help out if you can.

  • appeal to sb for sth Why don't you appeal to rich businessmen for the money to buy medicine and equipment?

Nouns often used as objects with appeal for: help, aid, donations, volunteers, assistance, expertise

Quick Quiz:

After the earthquake, the government appealed for emergency aid

a. from the victims

b. from rich countries

c. from poor people

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Contributor: Matt Errey