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fawr sayk

  • v  leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

  • The lifeboat had not forsaken the shipwrecked for it came back again and again to see if anyone was alive.
  • You promised me then not to forsake me when my time comes.
  • Then, in 1998, another of the firm's investments, a two-year-old women's magazine called Look (now I-Look), started to flounder, and Hung gladly offered to forsake assembly lines .
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  • Why don't teams trade in June?
    Why, Lord, why? Why do teams forsake me in June? Isn't it a no-brainer for a contender that having a player for three or four months is a whole month better than having them for two to three? Why wouldn't teams be more aggressive earlier in the season?
    June 21, 2013 -

  • President Bush in Guardian Unlimited
    I was most impressed that people in the face of horror and evil would not forsake their God. In the face of unspeakable crimes against humanity, brave souls - young and old - stood strong for what they believe,Bush said.
  • Barack Obama in London Free Press
    All nations have the right to peaceful nuclear energy,Obama said yesterday. "Nations with nuclear weapons must move towards disarmament; those nations without nuclear weapons must forsake them."
  • Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in
    I call on all Iraqis of every sectarian and ethnic community to realize the magnitude of the danger threatening the future of the country and to unite and forsake hatred and violence,Sistani said in a statement. "Replace it with love and...

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