English version

deprive somebody of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeprive somebody of something phrasal verbTAKE something FROM somebodyto prevent someone from having something, especially something that they need or should have A lot of these children have been deprived of a normal home life. deprive→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
deprive of When they deny their origins they also deprive themselves of a future.But in depriving the king of any earthly lord, Suger risked isolating him.Deferring to his slaves' opinions did not deprive him of authority or power.Some qualifications apply which do not necessarily deprive the image of historical authenticity.Murder; and Theft: dishonestly appropriating property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of it.She was depriving him of nothing, taking from him nothing he wanted or could possess.Leasing the herbage and pannage would disturb the deer in their lairs and deprive them of their pasture.Less developed countries fear that both those initiatives would deprive them of trading opportunities.
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Verb table
deprive
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydeprive
he, she, itdeprives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydeprived
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave deprived
he, she, ithas deprived
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad deprived
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill deprive
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have deprived
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam depriving
he, she, itis depriving
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you, we, theyare depriving
Past
I, he, she, itwas depriving
you, we, theywere depriving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been depriving
he, she, ithas been depriving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been depriving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be depriving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been depriving
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