Definition: (forego) give up; do without
Definition: (forego) give up; do without
Sentences Containing 'forgo'
I had returned to civil practice and had finally abandoned Holmes in his Baker Street rooms, although I continually visited him and occasionally even persuaded him to forgo his Bohemian habits so far as to come and visit us.
Kaufman claimed to have quit smoking several years earlier, but was unhappy about her customers being forced to forgo tobacco at their seats.
In a surprise press conference in 1985, Babbitt instead announced he would forgo the Senate race to concentrate on a White House bid in 1988.
Following his junior season, Williams announced his intention to enter the 2009 NFL Draft. At the same press conference when he announced his plans to forgo his senior season, he accompanied Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who made a similar announcement.
Flowers decided to forgo his final year of eligibility to enter the 2008 NFL Draft. Professional career.
Dowd credits her instructors and roommate at that time for persuading her to forgo medical school and follow her passion for acting.
2012 NFL Draft. As early as April 2011, Hightower was projected a potential first-round draft pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Shortly after the 2012 BCS National Championship Game, he announced his decision to forgo his final year of eligibility.
Early in his junior season, Clark announced that he would forgo his senior season to enter the 2009 NBA Draft. On April 4, 2009, agent Dan Fegan told ESPN that he had signed Clark as a client shortly after the end of Louisville's 2008–09 season, which under NCAA rules ended Clark's college eligibility.
Correctional facilities can forgo a negotiable percentage of commission in order to have the inmate phone service provider purchase the equipment and software for video visitation.
On August 24, 2011, Collins decided to forgo his retirement plans and agreed with the Indianapolis Colts on a contract deal. Collins was signed as insurance for Peyton Manning, who was recovering from offseason neck surgery.
"If you're gonna write a love song/ I don't wanna hear one," they croon over a part Taylor Swift, part Corrs country-folk-pop melody as they urge their men to forgo icky romantic gestures and instead play things decidedly cooler.
Modern designs have the two wheels of a motorcycle connected to the chassis by a suspension arrangement, however 'chopper' style motorcycles often elect to forgo rear suspension, using a rigid frame.
Shore opted to forgo his senior year with the Pioneers to sign a three-year entry-level contract with the Panthers on March 27, 2012.
For example, R managers can use Real Options Valuation to help them allocate their R budget among diverse projects; a non business example might be the decision to join the work force, or rather, to forgo several years of income to attend graduate school.
Believing that the Tattaglias were under orders of the now dominant Don Emilio Barzini, he promises, before the heads of the Five Families, to withdraw his opposition to their heroin business and forgo revenge for Sonny's murder.
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