Collocations with abandon-2

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Collocations with abandon-2

Abandon – verb

stop doing/supporting sth

ADVERB | VERB + ABANDON | PREPOSITION

 

ADVERB

 altogether, completely, entirely, totally –

.The government does not propose to abandon the project altogether

 effectively, largely, virtually –

.This principle has now been effectively abandoned

 eventually, finally –
 simply –

.Traditional policies were simply abandoned

 formally –
 abruptly (especially AmE), immediately, quickly –
 gradually –
 quietly –

.The plans for reform were quietly abandoned

 temporarily –
 voluntarily –

VERB + ABANDON

 be forced to, have to –
 decide to –

PREPOSITION

 for –

.He abandoned the army for politics

 in favour/favor of –

.She abandoned her teaching career in favour/favor of singing

Collocations with abandon-2
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