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English definition of “forget”

forget

verb (NOT REMEMBER)    /fəˈɡet/ US  /fɚ-/ (present participle forgetting, past tense forgot, past participle forgotten)
B1 [I or T] to be unable to remember a fact , something that happened , or how to do something: I'm sorry , I've forgotten your name . Let me write down that date before I forget it. I completely forgot about Gemma's party . [+ (that)] We had forgotten (that) she doesn't come on Thursdays . I'm sorry , I was forgetting (= I had forgotten) (that) you would be away in August . [+ -ing verb] She would never forget see ing the Himalayas for the first time . [+ question word] I've forgotten what you do next/how to do it. I never forget a face (= I'm good at remembering people ).Forgetting and forgetfulness not forgetting including : This is where we keep all the books , not forgetting the magazines and newspapers .Including and containingComprising and consisting of
(Definition of forget verb (NOT REMEMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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