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Does "forego" have a past form? Or does it always need another verb to show the past? Which ones are correct? I know the first one is but how about the other 2? Thanks!

He had to forego his plans of studying abroad.

He forewent his plans......

He foregoed his plans....
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Yes, we know that, Anon. It is just that the simple past is seldom used now, so that 'has foregone', as Philip makes clear, is more usual.
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AnonymousDoes "forego" have a past form? Or does it always need another verb to show the past? Which ones are correct? I know the first one is but how about the other 2? Thanks!

He had to forego his plans of studying abroad.

He forewent his plans......

He foregoed his plans....

He forewent.

He has foregone.
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Does "forego" have a past form? Or does it always need another verb to show the past? Which ones are correct? I know the first one is but how about the other 2? Thanks!

He had to forego his plans of studying abroad.

He forewent his plans......

He foregoed his plans....

He forewent.

He has foregone.
Milky's second choice sounds far better to my ear. The former, also correct, almost sounds as if one is playing around with the language.
Phillip I do not think that is correct. I believe that in this case it would be

He forewent his plans

Forewent is the past tense and foregone is the past participle of the word forego which means to precede as in time or place. (ps. i looked it up)
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past:- Forewent

Past participle:-Foregone



Thanks.