Meaning of “forget it” in the English Dictionary

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"forget it" in British English

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forget it

informal

used to tell someone that what they want is impossible:

"I'd like to take next week off." "Forget it, we're way too busy."

B2 used to tell someone that something is not important and not to worry about it:

"I'm so sorry about that cup." "Oh, forget it - I've got plenty."

(Definition of “forget it” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)