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Meaning of “forget it” in the English Dictionary

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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)
Translations of “forget it”
in Chinese (Simplified) 休想,不可能, 没关系,不必在意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 休想,不可能, 沒關係,不必在意…
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