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undergo surgery

This page is about the collocation undergo surgery

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have a surgical procedure or operation

For example

  • Julia underwent emergency surgery as soon as she got to the hospital.

  • If the surgery you're undergoing is purely cosmetic, your health insurance won't cover it.

Note:
Also "undergo an operation"

Quick Quiz

Which person's undergoing surgery?

a. the surgeon

b. the patient

c. the anaesthetist

Contributor: Matt Errey