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Puts a hand out for a handout? (4)


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'puts' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both to do with communicating as well as being verbs in their -s form.
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(Other definitions for begs that I've seen before include "Entreats" , "Beseeches" , "Pleads" , "Sponges" , "Implores" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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