begging bowl

begging bowl

n
a bowl carried by a beggar, esp a Franciscan or other friar or a Buddhist monk, to receive food or alms
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He said those who promised to break the begging bowl were obtaining tones of loans from foreign banks.
Addressing a function held in connections with the joining of a Nazim and Councilor to JUI-F, he said that before the general elections of 2013 Imran Khan was making tall claims of breaking the begging bowl, but by the end of the financial year 2016-17 KP Government had obtained a huge debt of Rs.
30) displayed class and determination to win the Plate EYECATCHER Begging Bowl (5.
Are these the same friends a British Prime Minister had to reach out to with his begging bowl in order to secure reforms he could sell to his people, and got absolutely zero?
As for standing tall, who will forget the spectacle of David Cameron going round Europe with his begging bowl.
My ultimate deciding moment to vote to leave the EU was watching David Cameron going round the other 27 European member states with his begging bowl asking them for permission to run our own country as we see fit.
Actually British taxpayers' money, top-sliced in Europe with a pittance doled back on a begging bowl.
Also there was nothing more degrading than seeing the British Prime Minister running around the EU countries with his begging bowl, asking if we could run our country to suit our best needs.
Once he was a tiny innocent baby Whose birth made a loving young family complete But now he sits hunched and alone in the city centre shop doorway With a grubby begging bowl placed at his feet Most people walk uncaringly past him Without so much as a sideways glance While others wear expressions of unconcealed disgust As if somehow taking a high moral stance A few more kindly people pause to drop a few coins in the bowl Noticing the grimy clothes and the lined ravaged face Aware and grateful that if their own lives had been different They could so easily have been sitting in his place For what happened in the life of that tiny new born child That brought him to this sad and desperate fate?
They complain of interference and red tape in the good times but are first in line with the begging bowl when the economic outlook deteriorates.
We can't feed the ones we've got, let alone feed the Third World's begging bowl, be it through the British Red Cross or the British foreign aid programme.
We will have to give up our begging bowl and rely on our own resources for progress.