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'Forego' vs. 'Forgo': The E Is Important
Dinner might 'forego' dessert, but who would want to 'forgo' it?
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“Foregone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foregone. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.
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