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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Forego, Forgo

Many permissive editors allow forego in place of forgo. But forego with an e traditionally means "to go before," "precede": A good stretching session should forego rigorous exercise.

To forgo is to abstain from, do without: If you forgo a good stretching session, you might pull a muscle.

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