forget about
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forget about(
fuhr
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gihd
 
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baut
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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
1. (to fail to remember)
a. olvidarse de
You're an amazing singer. Don't forget about us when you become famous.Eres una gran cantante. No te olvides de nosotros cuando seas famosa.
b. olvidar
I forgot about my appointment with the dentist.Olvidé que tenía una cita con el dentista.
2. (to put out of one's mind)
a. olvidarse de
Forget about the food. We've planned everything already.Olvídate de la comida. Ya hemos planeado todo.
b. olvidar
I was deeply in love with her. I just can’t seem to forget about her.Estaba profundamente enamorado de ella. No logro olvidarla tan fácilmente.
c. no preocuparse por
You cooked, so you can forget about the dishes. I'll do it.Tú cocinaste, así que no te preocupes por lavar los platos. Yo lo haré.
d. despreocuparse de
Sorry for burning the roast! - Forget about it; let’s just order a pizza.¡Perdón por quemar el asado! - Despreocúpate de ello. Pidamos una pizza.
3. (to stop considering)
a. olvidarse de
You’ve been bad, so you can forget about getting ice cream, mister.Te has portado mal, así que puedes olvidarte de que vas a tener helado, señorito.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
4. (imperative; to put out of your mind; used to address one person)
a. olvídate de
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)
Forget about that bad experience and come celebrate with us.Olvídate de ese mal trago y ven a celebrar con nosotros.
b. olvida
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)
Relax and forget about all your problems.Relájate y olvida todos tus problemas.
c. no te preocupes por
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)
Forget about the haters. They're just jealous people.No te preocupes por los haters. No son más que gente celosa.
d. despreocúpate de
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)
Forget about what people say about you.Despreocúpate de lo que la gente diga sobre ti.
5. (imperative; stop considering; used to address one person)
a. olvídate de
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)
Mom, can I go play outside? - No way. You haven’t done your homework yet, so forget about it.Mamá, ¿puedo salir a jugar? - De ninguna manera. No has hecho la tarea, así que olvídate de ello.
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