forego vs forgo : Common Errors in English

About forego vs forgo

The E in “forego” tells you it has to do with going before. It occurs mainly in the expression “foregone conclusion,” a conclusion arrived at in advance. “Forgo” means to abstain from or do without. “After finishing his steak, he decided to forgo the blueberry cheesecake.”

forego Meaning(s)

  • (v) be earlier in time; go back further
  • (v) do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  • (v) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

forgo Meaning(s)

  • (v) do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  • (v) be earlier in time; go back further
  • (v) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

forego in News

  1. City of Vancouver proclaims country’s first Meatless Monday

    Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to embrace "Meatless Monday," encouraging residents to forego meat for one day a week for the sake of the planet and their health.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Great News Network

  2. Gaither's Mercado agrees to $1.5M deal with Cardinals

    Oscar Mercado said it would take a large number to forego the opportunity to play at Florida State
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WTSP-TV Tampa

  3. Gaither's Mercado agrees with Cardinals for $1.5 million

    Oscar Mercado said it would take a large number to forego the opportunity to play at Florida State
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WTSP-TV Tampa

forgo in News

  1. Fort Collins' megachurches draw thousands with open hearts, opportunities to serve

    Thousands of Fort Collins residents each weekend forgo the city's ever-increasing secular culture and flock to the doors of some its largest churches for a religious oasis.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

  2. Water board still divided after meeting

    LAGRANGE — The Rural Lorain County Water Authority board on Wednesday rejected a suggestion by one of their own that they forgo pay for the meeting in which they voted a second time to remove Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell from the water board. Huntington Township Trustee Mary Beth Derikito suggested the move because she [...] The post Water board still divided after meeting appeared ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

  3. Restaurant Tip Ban: Sushi Servers Go On Salary

    One New York City restaurant has chosen to forgo the tip route in favor of giving the customer a better dining experience, and many are pretty happy about it. Sushi Yasuda co-founder Scott Rosenberg says it was a decision that …
    on June 11, 2013 Source: WebProNews

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