- vt. 原谅（forgive的过去分词）
及物动词的用法：If you forgive someone who has done something bad or wrong, you stop being angry with them and no longer want to punish them. 原谅例：
Hopefully Jane will understand and forgive you, if she really loves you.
Irene forgave Terry for stealing her money.
He could forgive Petal anything if the children were safe.
及物动词的用法：Forgive is used in polite expressions and apologies like "forgive me" and "forgive my ignorance" when you are saying or doing something that might seem rude, silly, or complicated. 请原谅例：
Forgive me, I don't mean to insult you.
I do hope you'll forgive me but I've got to leave.
被动及物动词的用法：If you say that someone could be forgiven for doing something, you mean that they were wrong or mistaken, but not seriously, because many people would have done the same thing in those circumstances. 谅解例：
Looking at the figures, you could be forgiven for thinking the recession is already over.
please forgive me请原谅我；请你谅解我吧
Any remaining debt will be forgiven after twenty years -- or ten if borrowers enter public service.
Pardon, I pray, the iniquity of this people according to Your great kindness, as You have forgiven this people ever since Egypt."
On his video blog, President Medvedev stated that the crimes of the past should not be forgiven and that Russia should not forget the damage Stalin did.
An outsider could be forgiven for some confusion about Tory views of the euro-zone crisis.
You may be forgiven for thinking that great age of American startups is over.