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01. My grandpa has to [undergo] a number of tests in order to see if his cancer is operable.
02. She is to [undergo] knee surgery tomorrow morning.
03. Applicants to the fire department must [undergo] medical tests before their interviews.
04. The restaurant has to [undergo] a thorough evaluation to see if the standard of cleanliness is sufficient to allow it to re-open.
05. Any animals brought into the country must [undergo] a thorough examination to make sure they are not bringing any disease with them.
06. He [underwent] heart surgery yesterday morning, but seems to be recovering well.
07. If you decide to appear in court as a witness, you will probably have to [undergo] a very unpleasant period of questioning by the defense lawyer.
08. My husband [underwent] surgery on his back yesterday, but the surgeon says he is doing very well.
09. Albert Camus observed that you cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must [undergo] it.
10. In Switzerland, when a male reaches 20 years of age, he is required to [undergo] 15 weeks of military training.
11. Education in this country has [undergone] several profound and fundamental changes in recent decades.
12. The Republic of Georgia is currently [undergoing] the transition from a communist, centrally-planned economy to an open, free market economy.
13. This neighborhood has [undergone] a lot of changes over the past few years.
14. Your husband is [undergoing] surgery right now, but he should be ready to go home by about 5:00 tomorrow evening.
15. Unless your grandfather [undergoes] an operation on his heart, he will die.

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  • Undergo — Un der*go , v. t. [imp. {Underwent}; p. p. {Undergone} (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Undergoing}.] [AS. underg[=a]n. See {Under}, and {Go}.] 1. To go or move below or under. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undergo — index allow (endure), bear (tolerate), endure (suffer), tolerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • undergo — (v.) O.E. undergan undermine, from UNDER (Cf. under) + gan (see GO (Cf. go)). Cf. M.Du. ondergaen, O.H.G. untarkun, Ger. untergehen, Dan. undergaa. Sense of submit to, endure is attested from c.1300. Meaning to pass through (an alteration …   Etymology dictionary

  • undergo — *experience, sustain, suffer Analogous words: *bear, endure, abide, tolerate: accept, *receive: submit, bow, *yield, defer …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • undergo — [v] be subjected to abide, bear, bear up, bow, defer, encounter, endure, experience, feel, go through, have, know, meet with, put up with, see, share, stand, submit to, suffer, support, sustain, tolerate, weather, withstand, yield; concept 23 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • undergo — ► VERB (undergoes; past underwent; past part. undergone) ▪ experience or be subjected to (something unpleasant or arduous). ORIGIN Old English, «undermine» …   English terms dictionary

  • undergo — [un΄dər gō′] vt. underwent, undergone, undergoing 1. to experience; endure; go through 2. Obs. to undertake …   English World dictionary

  • undergo — un|der|go [ˌʌndəˈgəu US ˌʌndərˈgou] v past tense underwent [ ˈwent] past participle undergone [ ˈgɔn US ˈgo:n] [T not in passive] if you undergo a change, an unpleasant experience etc, it happens to you or is done to you ▪ The country has… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undergo */*/ — UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈɡəʊ] / US [ˌʌndərˈɡoʊ] verb [transitive] Word forms undergo : present tense I/you/we/they undergo he/she/it undergoes present participle undergoing past tense underwent UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈwent] / US [ˌʌndərˈwent] past participle undergone… …   English dictionary

  • undergo — undergoer, n. /un deuhr goh /, v.t., underwent, undergone, undergoing. 1. to be subjected to; experience; pass through: to undergo surgery. 2. to endure; sustain; suffer: to undergo sustained deprivation. [bef. 1000; ME undergon, OE undergan. See …   Universalium


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