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    Last edited by indifferent; 24-Feb-2017 at 21:54.

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    Re: Give up

    Quote Originally Posted by indifferent View Post
    ''I am a hard-working person who never foregoes and brings everything to perfection.''

    Is the sentence correct? I wonder, if I can replace "forgoes" with "gives up" ''give up'' with ''forego''. If not, how can I solve the problem?
    You can, and should. To forgo is a transitive verb which requires a direct object; you could say I never forgo a challenge, though it would not be natural. Do forgo the e when you write this verb.

    Please use one double-quote character, ", rather than the similar-looking sequence of two single quotes, '', to surround quotations. Also note the order in replace: the item being forgone comes first. Substitute works the other way around.
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    Re: Give up

    Thanks for your help, but I'm looking for a word to replace 'give up', a synonim:/ Is there anything like that in English?
    Last edited by indifferent; 24-Feb-2017 at 22:16.

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    Re: Give up

    Seeing as post #1 has been deleted and now just contains one letter, I am closing this thread. It serves no purpose.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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