English version

starve somebody/something of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstarve somebody/something of something (also starve somebody/something for something American English) phrasal verbFORCE somebody TO DO somethingto not give something that is neededbe starved of something The schools are starved of funding.be starved for something The poor kid’s just starved for attention. Grammar Starve of/for is usually passive. starve→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
starve of The Sisters also try never to reject anyone in abject poverty, the hungry or starving.They starve him of funds even for paying his soldiers.The grandma of the family added a few details about how she had starved and three of her children had died.People were starving because of Herbert Hoover.Sealing food in an airtight jar starves the bacteria of oxygen and they are unable to reproduce.So the first job for us is to starve them of possession; the second to use our ball intelligently.The Commons' Environment Committee also accused the Government of starving the inspectorate of resources and staff.
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Verb table
starve
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystarve
he, she, itstarves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystarved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave starved
he, she, ithas starved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad starved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill starve
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have starved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam starving
he, she, itis starving
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you, we, theyare starving
Past
I, he, she, itwas starving
you, we, theywere starving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been starving
he, she, ithas been starving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been starving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be starving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been starving
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