Can you say Forwent?

Can you say Forwent?

“Forgo,” “forwent,” and “forgone” are all common in modern English.

How do you use Forwent in a sentence?

forwent in a sentence

  1. She even forwent a promotion for which she was highly recommended.
  2. Thousands of children took an unscheduled holiday and forwent school to watch the confetti ride.
  3. Colby exceeded by large sums the budgets sanctioned by parliament, and forwent his own salary.

How do you use forgo?

Forgo is a verb we can use when we want to say that we’re doing without something, or are choosing not to enjoy something. If you want to lose some weight, for example, you might want to start exercising, but you could also forgo eating a lot of candy.

What does it mean to forego something?

1 : to give up the enjoyment or advantage of : do without never forwent an opportunity of honest profit— R. L. Stevenson decided to forgo dessert for a few days. 2 archaic : forsake.

What is the v3 form of forego?

Forego verb forms

Infinitive Present Participle Past Participle
forego foregoing foregone

Is it forego or forgo?

The lesson here is that forego implies something comes before something else as well as doing without something; however, forgo only means “to do without.” In other words, if you “forego” or “forgo” dessert, you might not be satiated; if dessert “foregoes” dinner, you might be too full for dinner.

Is Forgoed a word?

1. to abstain or refrain from; give up; renounce. 2. Archaic. to neglect; overlook.

Is Forgos a word?

Despite this semantic differentiation by the presence or absence of the middle “e,” forego and forgo have been used interchangeably for centuries. Current usage evidence, however, indicates that forgo is more frequent in print as a standard verb in all of its inflected forms: forgoes, forwent, forgone, and forgoing.

What does forgo mean?

The verb forgo means to give up or lose the right to something.

What is the word for not letting go?

imperturbable Add to list Share. If you’re imperturbable you are not easily upset. If your goal is to be imperturbable, then you can’t let things bother you or get you stressed, confused, or angry.

What is the past tense of foresee?

The past tense of foresee is ‘foresaw’.

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