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ラッセル英単語・熟語


★ forgo / forego (v)【差し控える,なしですませる】
Many husbands and many wives will forgo their own pleasures out of jealousy of the pleasures that they imagine their partners as desiring. It is much more harmful to object to other people's pleasures than it is to be a trifle selfish in pursuing one's own.
[多くの夫婦は、自分の'連れ合い'が望んでいる快楽への'妬み’から、自分の快楽の充足を差し控える。自分の快楽を多少利己的に追求することよりも、他人の快楽に反対することの方がはるかに良くない。
 出典:ラッセル『アメリカン・エッセイ集』の中の「結婚」]

In these circumstances conscientious mothers ask too little of their children, and unconscientious mothers ask too much. Conscientious mothers restrain their natural affection and become shy; unconscientious mothers seek in their children a compensation for the joys that they have had to forgo.
[このような状況において、'良心的な母親'は、子供にほんのわずかしか求めず、'良心的でない母親'は、あまりにも多くのことを子供に求める。'良心的な母親'は、自分の自然な愛情を抑制し、内気になる。'良心的でない母親'は、自分が差し控えなければならなかった喜びの補償(埋め合わせ)をわが子に求める。
 出典:ラッセル『幸福論』第13章「家族」]

You shouldn't forgo the opportunity of hearing this world famous pianist in a live concert.
[ 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.]

No one was prepared to forgo their lunch hour to attend the meeting.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 8th ed.]

If you forgo something, you decide to go without it, although you would like it.
[ 出典:Collins COBUILD English Dictionarty for Advanced Learners, 3rd ed.]