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forgive (someone) for (something)
To absolve or pardon someone for a misdeed or slight. I don't think she'll ever be able to forgive Jack for cheating on her. Please forgive me, I have the worst memory—what's your name again?
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forgive someone for something
to pardon someone for something. Please forgive me for being late. He never forgave himself for harming her.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.