undergo surgery

This page is about the collocation undergo surgery

collocation pattern: verb + noun


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.

Also "undergo an operation"

Quick Quiz

Which person's undergoing surgery?

a. the surgeon

b. the patient

c. the anaesthetist

Contributor: Matt Errey