Quick answer
"Forget it" is a phrase which is often translated as "olvídalo", and "nothing" is a pronoun which is often translated as "nada". Learn more about the difference between "forget it" and "nothing" below.
forget it(
fuhr
-
gehd
 
ihd
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative)
a. olvídalo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm looking forward to seeing you in a clown costume. - Forget it. It's not going to happen.Tengo muchas ganas de verte en un disfraz de payaso. - Olvídalo. No va a pasar.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to not remember it)
a. olvidarlo
I made a grocery list, but I forgot it at home.Hice una lista de mandado, pero la olvidé en casa.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
nothing(
nuh
-
thihng
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (not anything)
a. nada
There's nothing else we can do.No hay nada más que podamos hacer.
They were left with nothing after the earthquake.El terremoto los dejó sin nada.
2. (worthless thing)
a. la nada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That's nothing compared with what she usually earns.Eso no es nada comparado con lo que suele ganar.
3. (of no importance)
a. nada
What did you say? - Nothing.¿Qué dijiste? - Nada.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (worthless person)
a. el cero a la izquierda
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't bother with him. He's a nothing.No te molestes con él. Es un cero a la izquierda.
5. (zero)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They beat us two to nothing.Nos ganaron dos a cero.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
6. (in no way)
a. nada
The weather in Houston is nothing like what I expected.El clima de Houston no es nada parecido a lo que esperaba.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS