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forsake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforsakefor‧sake /fəˈseɪk $ fər-/ verb (past tense forsook /-ˈsʊk/, past participle forsaken /-ˈseɪkən/) [transitive] formal  1 ALLEAVE A RELATIONSHIPto leave someone, especially when you should stay because they need you syn abandon children forsaken by their parents2 STOP DOING somethingto stop doing, using, or having something that you enjoy syn give up She will never forsake her vegetarian principles.3 LEAVE A PLACEto leave a place, especially when you do not want to He has forsaken his native Finland to live in Britain. godforsaken→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
forsakeIf Barlaston can be saved, no other major country house need be forsaken.Disappointed customers and forsaken employees pretty much had to tough it out alone.They have a certain vibrancy, an eye-catching quality, and they go for impact without forsaking good taste.Gwendolyn begged Hugo not to forsake her.More than 80 older men and women have forsaken retirement to help at local schools.They were as welcoming as ever; a little surprised because they had thought I had forsaken them.When science forsakes this basis it loses its way.
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Verb table
forsake
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyforsake
he, she, itforsakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyforsook
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave forsaken
he, she, ithas forsaken
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad forsaken
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill forsake
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have forsaken
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam forsaking
he, she, itis forsaking
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you, we, theyare forsaking
Past
I, he, she, itwas forsaking
you, we, theywere forsaking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been forsaking
he, she, ithas been forsaking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been forsaking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be forsaking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been forsaking
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