One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Phil had been trying to solicit his help all morning’
ask for, request, apply for, put in for, seek, beg, plead for, sue for, crave, canvass, call for, drum up, press for
2‘they are endlessly solicited for their opinions’
ask, beg, beseech, implore, plead with, entreat, appeal to, apply to, lobby, petition, importune, canvass, supplicate, call on, press, pressure
3‘prostitutes gather in the centre of the city to solicit’
work as a prostitute, engage in prostitution, accost people, make sexual advances, tout, tout for business
North American informal hustle
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