English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "forgive"

The little boy made his confession to the priest, who told him he was forgivenIan begged his wife to forgive him after his affair with an old girlfriend.

The little boy made his confession to the priest, who told him he was forgiven.

I will never forgive him for cheating on me with my best friend.

He forgave his little brother for breaking his toy airplane, but warned him to be more careful the next time.

Taking your sister's CD player without asking, and then losing it is unforgivable. You should be ashamed of yourself.

The rich nations of the world will have to forgive at least a portion of the debt owed by the developing countries in order for the poor nations to make any real progress.

His wife is a very forgiving person, and he takes advantage of her.

Your mistakes are quite forgivable. After all, you're still learning the job.

An Afghan proverb advises, Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

An African proverb notes that he who forgives wins.

A Berber proverb observes that if God were not forgiving, heaven would be empty.

A Saudi Arabian proverb states that forgiveness is more satisfying than revenge.

A Chinese proverb holds that weaklings never forgive their enemies.

There is an old saying which advises us to forgive and forget.

William Blake once remarked that it is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

Peter Ustinov once said that love is an act of endless forgiveness; a tender look which becomes a habit.

Syrus once remarked, How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.

Thomas Szasz once suggested that the stupid neither forgive nor forget; the na+ve forgive and forget; the wise forgive, but do not forget.

Robert Doisneau once noted, Life is short. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly.

Someone once suggested that it is easier to get forgiveness than permission.

Discussion question: Would you forgive a lover who cheated on you?


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