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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
clean forgot (=completely forgot)
▪ Sorry, I clean forgot your birthday.
forget sb’s birthday (=forget to send a card or present)
▪ Oh no! I forgot his birthday.
forget the past
▪ Forget the past and focus on the future.
forget to mention sth
▪ I must not forget to mention how kind he was to us.
forget your manners (=behave in an impolite way)
▪ Oh, I’m forgetting my manners. Let me introduce you to Suzanne.
forgive and forget (=forgive someone and no longer think about it)
▪ He didn’t look the sort of man to forgive and forget .
quietly forgotten
▪ The government hoped that their early mishandling of the crisis could be quietly forgotten.
▪ This man with an interest in the murder everyone had forgotten about.
▪ For a blissful three hours I completely forgot about Alistair Dodge.
▪ Disposal of our domestic rubbish is something we tend to forget about once it's been picked up by the dust-cart.
▪ Force yourself on people. Forget about your feelings, think positively.
▪ He seemed to have forgotten about only letting me loose on water.
▪ Richard realized that he would have to forget about electrical engineering, but he had no idea what else to major in.
▪ The dress was put in a drawer, unfinished but not forgotten about.
▪ But now what we have to do is forget about the past and build on the present.
▪ Although the village people had almost forgotten her trouble, she decided she could never be really happy in Marlott.
▪ The sun was moving across the sky and we had almost forgotten to check our traps.
▪ This assertion is so obvious now that its impact at the time is almost forgotten.
▪ Oops, I almost forgot my disposable Earplanes.
▪ I almost forgot about the exhibition.
▪ He had almost forgotten the appointment.
▪ She'd almost forgotten that the child was down there, closer to the intruder than she was.
▪ It had been so long since she had seen snow she had almost forgotten about it.
▪ He'd been so busy that afternoon that he'd completely forgotten to call her.
▪ For a blissful three hours I completely forgot about Alistair Dodge.
▪ He completely forgot about young Mabel and at the end of the day went home to bed.
▪ They completely forgot about the rest of the cast and concentrated on their lines.
▪ I completely forgot my fears and rushed into his room.
▪ Through the passage of time and their incurious nature, the townspeople had completely forgotten where the name came from.
▪ But in this instance, comrade Preobrazhensky has completely forgotten about this fundamental methodological demand of Marxism.
▪ Might as well, since he has apparently completely forgotten how to make a good movie.
▪ He hardly ever forgets to bring anything I might want.
▪ Who that saw that day will ever forget it!
▪ He remembered how they had first met - how could he ever forget?
▪ But have you ever forgotten to turn off the headlights?
▪ A language she once knew but had forgotten about, forgotten ever hearing, forgotten she could speak.
▪ Would he ever forget that deranged look of hatred on her face, the violence of her attack on him?
▪ How could either of us ever forget?
▪ He survived but had forgotten how to live.
▪ He had not seen green forest in so long, he had forgotten how it could move him.
▪ Have you forgotten how easy it is to delude yourself into believing you are in love?
▪ He examined the intercom again, but seemed to have forgotten how it worked.
▪ I think I forgot how to enjoy myself.
▪ He does not forget how many outs there are, or who is on what base.
▪ I must be precise here: the woman forgot how to hate him - the child feels it as keenly as ever.
▪ Leroy had forgotten how to love and show affection and wanted me to teach him.
▪ I will never forget, the shop windows were dressed beautifully with mauve velvet.
▪ I will never forget the joy of the wounded when they were brought into our lines.
▪ What is important, though, is that we should never forget the Christmas message.
▪ She never forgets the son she killed.
▪ I shall never forget that moment.
▪ The students will never forget these experiences, and they are learning academic skills in the context of use.
▪ He has never forgotten that disastrous voyage.
▪ He would never forget the agony he felt, as if something of himself had perished with the herd.
▪ He soon forgot it as the filming restarted.
▪ They had a light syrupy taste, so addictive that she soon forgot her suffering. 2.
▪ However, the crew helped us aboard and I soon forgot my fright when we were given bananas to eat.
▪ Once cheered, contest winners are usually soon forgotten.
▪ However nerves and hangover were soon forgotten as we headed out into the middle of the river and the adrenaline started pumping.
▪ But he soon forgot his discomfort when he examined the many interesting rocks.
▪ And in any case, what Lucy may have done was surely not so dreadful and will be soon forgotten.
▪ He soon forgot about his dreams of Kee and the graveyard.
▪ We paused now and again at some hostelry and, on one occasion, a Benedictine monastery, I forget its name.
▪ I was wondering if you know this guy Wilkinson, I forget his first name.
▪ It's so easy to forget that the name of the game is survival.
▪ Don't forget to leave your name, address and a daytime telephone number!
▪ He forgets your name. 2.
▪ I had forgotten his name, but it comes back to me now.
▪ This means I will forgive and forget quickly.
▪ Surely she could forgive, if not forget.
▪ Thousands of survivors were released and sent back to their villages amid exhortations to the nation to forgive and forget.
▪ How could he forgive or forget such a slight?
▪ He has not been able to forgive or to forget.
▪ Three years on it's impossible to forgive and forget.
▪ Hong Kong manufacturers depend almost entirely on export markets, many of which have been less willing to forgive and forget.
▪ Do not let them quite forget Momma and Papa if possible.
▪ Percy Mosely would not let him forget this anytime soon.
▪ But let us not forget that he gave his life in an act of selfless devotion to the race.
▪ It lets me forget how miserable my life is.
▪ He was an F and the other boys never let him forget this.
▪ Then again, let us nor forget, it is considered de rigueur to keep a few foreigners around.
▪ He seemed to have forgotten about only letting me loose on water.
▪ Opening the door, Old Chao seemed to have forgotten his irritation.
▪ Rainbow seems to have forgotten my existence.
▪ He examined the intercom again, but seemed to have forgotten how it worked.
▪ I always seem to forget where they are.
▪ It seemed to have forgotten its tail.
▪ You humans seem to forget it's you that have all the fun.
▪ According to an unnamed correspondent for the New York Tribune: All sense of manhood seemed to be forgotten....
▪ I just try to forget it all now, but I might have to go back.
▪ If you are an experienced computer programmer, please try to forget your coding experience, because no programming is required.
▪ During this time I tried hard to forget my feeling for him.
▪ She herself married a fine gentleman and tried to forget her time with Blue Beard.
▪ I tried to forget my loneliness and fear.
▪ I spent the next couple of weeks trying to forget Ling Lo and her problems.
▪ I went back to my room, trying to forget about my brother.
▪ Perhaps he tried to forget that the sanctuaries existed up there in the jungle, and put them out of his mind.
▪ "Why did Carol come back?" "She forgot her purse."
Forget I mentioned it. I didn't mean to hurt your feelings.
▪ a war the country was trying to forget
▪ Don't forget to call your mom tomorrow.
▪ Don't forget your lunch - it's on the counter.
▪ Don't let me forget my purse.
▪ I'd better put that on the calendar so I don't forget.
▪ I've forgotten her name.
▪ I've been trying not to think about her but my friends won't let me forget.
▪ I forgot all about tomorrow's exam.
▪ I completely forgot about the meeting.
▪ I keep forgetting that you're allergic to chocolate.
▪ If we can't get any funding, we might as well forget the whole thing.
▪ If you're not going to take this project seriously we might as well forget it.
▪ If you don't finish your homework, you can forget going skiing this weekend.
▪ It's his birthday tomorrow. I hope you haven't forgotten.
▪ It was an experience she would never forget.
▪ Look, we aren't making any progress - let's just forget the whole idea.
▪ Michael was at the airport before he realized he'd forgotten his passport.
▪ Oh, I forgot your camera. Is it all right if I bring it to you tomorrow?
▪ Back then, reporters and police were coming to the house for weeks, until people started to forget.
▪ But I forgot that we are now in the era of the Leisure Jam.
▪ But the fact is that girls, more often than boys, are told that they were forgotten and left behind.
▪ But they forgot how time was-flying by, and suddenly Baba Yaga stood before them.
▪ He examined the intercom again, but seemed to have forgotten how it worked.
▪ Her normally lucid style had slipped and she had forgotten huge chunks of the recent past.
▪ Let us not forget, however, that witchcraft is by no means the excuse for all mistakes and misadventures.
▪ Usually awakenings that last less than seven minutes will be forgotten the following day.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Forget \For*get"\, v. t. [imp. Forgot( Forgat, Obs.); p. p. Forgotten, Forgot; p. pr. & vb. n. Forgetting.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for- + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen, Sw. f["o]rg["a]ta, Dan. forgiette. See For-, and Get, v. t.]

  1. To lose the remembrance of; to let go from the memory; to cease to have in mind; not to think of; also, to lose the power of; to cease from doing.

    Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.
    --Ps. ciii.

  2. Let my right hand forget her cunning. --Ps. cxxxvii. 5. Hath thy knee forget to bow? --Shak. 2. To treat with inattention or disregard; to slight; to neglect. Can a woman forget her sucking child? . . . Yes, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. --Is. xlix. 15. To forget one's self.

    1. To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be lost in thought.

    2. To be entirely unselfish.

    3. To be guilty of what is unworthy of one; to lose one's dignity, temper, or self-control.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English forgietan "lose the power of recalling to the mind; fail to remember; neglect inadvertently," from for-, used here probably with privative force, "away, amiss, opposite" + gietan "to grasp" (see get). To "un-get," hence "to lose" from the mind. A common Germanic construction (compare Old Saxon fargetan, Old Frisian forjeta, Dutch vergeten, Old High German firgezzan, German vergessen "to forget"). The physical sense would be "to lose (one's) grip on," but that is not recorded in any historical Germanic language. Figurative sense of "lose care for" is from late 13c. Related: Forgetting; forgot; forgotten.


vb. 1 (context transitive English) To lose remembrance of. 2 (context transitive English) To unintentionally not do, neglect. 3 (context transitive English) To unintentionally leave something behind. 4 (context intransitive English) To cease remembering. 5 (context slang English) (non-gloss definition: euphemism for) fuck, screw (qualifier: a mild oath).

  1. v. dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "i tried to bury these unpleasant memories" [syn: bury] [ant: remember]

  2. be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!" [syn: block, blank out, draw a blank] [ant: remember]

  3. forget to do something; "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!" [ant: mind]

  4. leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors" [syn: leave]

  5. [also: forgotten, forgot, forgetting]


Forget may refer to:

  • Forgetting
  • Forget (album), the debut album by Twin Shadow
Forget (album)

Forget is the debut album by Twin Shadow. The album was produced in Brooklyn, New York by Chris Taylor ( Grizzly Bear). Pitchfork Media placed it at number 26 on its list "The Top 50 Albums of 2010".

Forget (The Walking Dead)

"Forget" is the 13th episode of the fifth season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead, which aired on AMC on March 8, 2015. The episode was directed by David Boyd and written by Corey Reed. The events of the episode adapt material from Issue #72 of the comic book series of the same name. In this episode, Rick and the others try to settle in with the community of Alexandria at Deanna Monroe's party. However, some of the characters are unable to adjust to new life after their struggles on the road such as Sasha Williams, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder over her losses. Meanwhile, Carol Peletier devises a plan to steal back the group's weapons undercover.

This episode marks the first appearance of Spencer Monroe portrayed by Austin Nichols, a prominent character from the graphic novels. It also features the introductions of Tobin, a member of the construction crew from the graphic novels. 'Forget' also marks the final appearance of Beth Greene and Tyreese, who appears briefly in a flashback to Sasha.

The episode received positive acclaim, with many praising the continuing Alexandria story arc.

Usage examples of "forget".

With a growling stomach and uncertain optimism, he walked through the site, finding a garbage dump and a few forgotten odds and ends.

Caroline leaned forward in her eagerness to persuade Mary, the goings-on abovestairs temporarily forgotten.

Elwyn might not hurt him deliberately, but it was at least even money that she would drop him, or forget him in some inconvenient place, or absentmindedly lead him into a Chaotic Zone if she could find one.

Flavia would not put her foot through it in a moment of absentmindedness, and all but forgot about it.

For an awkward moment Adams appeared to be in some difficulty, as though he had forgotten what he was supposed to say.

What was surprising--and would largely be forgotten as time went on--was how well Adams had done.

Joining with Adana, which he had once viewed as no more than an obligation to be fulfilled and forgotten, now filled him with dread.

I came to be so addlebrained, but when I staked it I had quite forgotten that it was one of the pieces I had had copied!

Nynaeve, who howled every time Merilille or Adeleas or any of them forgot she was a full sister!

Elua that he wandered forgotten for a hundred years while Adonai grieved for your Yeshua!

It is for Adonai Himself, and it is the wisdom of the women of Tisaar to know it, and hide no longer from the Will of God, who has forgotten you these long centuries!

Only the Aedile was left, still in exile because of a political squabble mostly long forgotten.

He forgot the Valley of the ashes at Exxon Petrochemical of the Damned, Dow Chemical, Texaco refinery, and standing hundreds of feet in the air atop the big iron ironclad tanks that he thought were once swimming pools for the gods to match the fluted Aeonian smokestack.

A smattering of theosophical lore, and a fondness for the speculations of such writers as Colonel Churchward and Lewis Spence concerning lost continents and primal forgotten civilisations, made Reynolds especially alert toward any aeonian relic like the unknown mummy.

The Afro, the do of liberation, is long gone, one more forgotten fashion of the disrespected past.