In it, he foregoes a stunt double and suits up for scene after scene of brutal fights.
He foregoes all the advantage he might obtain in the argument by resorting to the moral considerations which sustain it.
She accepts the disadvantages of wifehood and foregoes the advantages.
Thus he foregoes his wrath, and flings resentment from him like a mantle.
Is not the distinction from their blended and common name a sufficient recompense for all that ambition suffers or foregoes?
Gerard foregoes his evening pipe, because the smoking-room does not look to the front.
Once he is tempted to hear some fine music—it distracts his attention—he foregoes the music.
But she goes to the sick child, and she foregoes the concert.
Kerna, instigated by Aswatthama, foregoes his anger and is about to resume his arms when a voice from heaven prevents him.
If one foregoes the singing of songs during the few weeks occupied with primary lessons, results are obtained much more quickly.
"to go before," Old English foregan "to go before," from fore- + go. The similarly constructed foredone "killed, destroyed," now is archaic, replaced by done for. Related: Foregoing; foregone.
Phrase foregone conclusion popularized in "Othello" [III.iii], but Shakespeare's sense was not necessarily the main modern one of "a decision already formed before the case is argued." Othello says it of Cassio's dream, and it is clear from the context that Othello means Cassio actually has been in bed with Desdemona before he allegedly dreamed it.