US: /fɝˈɡɛt/, /fɔɹˈɡɛt/
English Vietnamese dictionary
- ngoại động từ forgot, forgotten
- quên, không nhớ đến
- coi thường, coi nhẹ
- nội động từ
- to forget about something: quên cái gì
- eaten bread is soon forgotten
- ăn cháo đái bát
- to forget oneself
- quên mình
- bất tỉnh
- không đứng đắn (hành động), không nghiêm chỉnh (ăn nói); thiếu tự trọng
- to forgive and forget
- tha thứ và bỏ qua
Advanced English dictionary
events / facts
1 ~ (about) sth (not usually used in the progressive tenses) to be unable to remember sth that has happened in the past or information that you knew in the past: [V] I'd completely forgotten about the money he owed me. + Before I forget, there was a call from Italy for you. + [VN] I never forget a face. + Who could forget his speech at last year's party? + [V (that)] She keeps forgetting (that) I'm not a child any more. + I was forgetting (= I had forgotten) (that) you've been here before. + [V wh-] I've forgotten where they live exactly. + I forget how much they paid for it. + [V -ing] I'll never forget hearing this piece of music for the first time. + [VN that] It should not be forgotten that people used to get much more exercise. [also VN -ing]
to do sth
2 ~ (about) sth to not remember to do sth that you ought to do, or to bring or buy sth that you ought to bring or buy: [V] 'Why weren't you at the meeting?' 'Sorry-I forgot.' + [V to inf] Take care, and don't forget to write. + I forgot to ask him for his address. + [VN] I forgot my purse (= I did not remember to bring it). + 'Hey, don't forget me (= don't leave without me)!' + Aren't you forgetting something? (= I think you have forgotten to do sth)
Help Note: You cannot use forget if you want to mention the place where you have left something: I've left my book at home. +
stop thinking about sth
3 ~ (about) sb/sth to deliberately stop thinking about sb/sth: [V] Try to forget about what happened. + Could you possibly forget about work for five minutes? + [VN] Forget him! + Let's forget our differences and be friends. + [V (that)] Forget (that) I said anything!
4 ~ (about) sth to stop thinking that sth is a possibility: [V] If I lose this job, we can forget about buying a new car. + [VN] 'I was hoping you might be able to lend me the money.' 'You can forget that!'
5 [VN] ~ yourself to behave in a way that is not socially acceptable: I'm forgetting myself. I haven't offered you a drink yet!
Idioms: forget it (spoken)
1 used to tell sb that sth is not important and that they should not worry about it: 'I still owe you for lunch yesterday.' 'Forget it.'
2 used to tell sb that you are not going to repeat what you said: 'Now, what were you saying about John?' 'Forget it, it doesn't matter.'
3 used to emphasize that you are saying 'no' to sth: 'Any chance of you helping out here?' 'Forget it, I've got too much to do.'
4 used to tell sb to stop talking about sth because they are annoying you: Just forget it, will you!
not forgetting ... (BrE) used to include sth in the list of things that you have just mentioned: I share the house with Jim, Ian and Sam, not forgetting Spike, the dog.
more at FORGIVE
1 fail or cease to remember or recall or think of, lose, draw a blank:
I forgot what I was supposed to buy at the market.
2 leave (behind), omit or neglect (doing or taking):
I forgot my umbrella this morning.
3 ignore, dismiss from (one's) mind or thoughts, disregard, overlook, consign to oblivion:
Forget the fact that you ever met me.
clean, completely, entirely, quite, totally
I'm terribly sorry?I clean forgot to give your brother the message.
| almost, nearly | never
I'll never forget the expression on his face.
| quickly, soon | instantly, promptly
‘I will, ’ she promised, and promptly forgot about it.
| momentarily, temporarily
Her joy was so infectious that he momentarily forgot his own fears for the future.
The experience of nearly getting killed is not easily forgotten.
(ironic) He conveniently forgot to tell me he was married.
VERB + FORGET
You seem to forget that it was your idea in the first place.
| tend to | want to | try to | be easy to
It is easy to forget that not all countries have these advantages.
| let sb
Let's forget last night, shall we?
| make sb
Oh yes! I almost forgot about the party.
forget all about sth
In the excitement I forgot all about my little brother.
| forgive and forget
It was all a long time ago and now Ellen found she could forgive and forget.
| keep forgetting
She keeps forgetting where she's put her glasses.
| largely forgotten
His pioneering work in the field was largely forgotten until the late 1940s.
Concise English dictionary
+dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
+be unable to remember
+forget to do something
+leave behind unintentionally