It is safe to say that the man with seventeen puppies is creating more happiness by giving one each to sixteen friends than he is forgoing by his loss of puppies.
He must still (at least according to later rules) live in strict abstinence, forgoing, e.g., the use of marriage.
Normative agents fled from known aggressive agents, forgoing social interaction but also forgoing the possibility of theft and a loss to their strength.
Adams had truly become a samurai, forgoing his English attire for sumptuous silk kimonos.
Some adoptive parents have found success by forgoing the choice of signing with only one adoption agency and instead contacting several areas in their state as well as neighboring states.