olvidarse de
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olvidarse de(
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A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to not remember)
a. to forget
Nunca te olvides de mí ni de lo mucho que te quiero.Don't you ever forget me or how much I love you.
b. to forget to
Se olvidaron de llamar para decir que no venían a almorzar, y ahora no sé qué hacer con toda esta comida.They forgot to call to say they weren't coming for lunch, and now I don't know what to do with all this food.
c. to forget about
Al comprar las entradas, se olvidaron de Eva, y luego faltaba una.When they bought the tickets, they forgot about Eva, and then there was one missing.
2. (to leave behind)
a. to forget
Sabía que iba a llover, pero me olvidé del paraguas.I knew it was going to rain, but I forgot my umbrella.
3. (to give up hope)
a. to forget about
Si no haces los deberes, olvídate de ver la tele esta tarde.If you don't do your homework, forget about watching TV this evening.
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