He hired a top lawyer to plead his case for him.
Mr Burke, pleading poverty, changed his mind.
The Minister pleaded ill health as the reason for her resignation.
The Government might find it convenient to plead ignorance.
He would plead the cause of Russian unity.
She appeared before the committee to plead the case for privatization.
`Do not say that,' she pleaded.
He was pleading with her to control herself.
She pleaded with him not to leave.
She wrote to the Prime Minister pleading for restraint.
He was kneeling on the floor pleading for mercy.
How does the defendant plead?
Morris had pleaded guilty to robbery.