forget

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fərˈgɛt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɚˈgɛt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fər get)

Inflections of 'forget' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
forgets
v 3rd person singular
forgetting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
forgot
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
forgotten
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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forget

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. forget (about) her
  2. forgot (all) about [the exam, her birthday, class]
  3. forgot my [phone, wallet, purse] (at home)
  4. forgot [her name, the date]
  5. forgot my [password, username, login]
  6. forget [what happened, the past]
  7. forgot the [stove, lock]
  8. forgot to [mention, say, invite]
  9. forgot to take my medicine
  10. don't forget to [brush your teeth, lock the door, take out the trash]
  11. I forgot what I was saying
  12. forgot where I was in the [book, movie, series]
  13. forgive and forget
  14. we will never forget her
  15. [likely, bound to] forget
  16. forget it!
  17. forget about it!
  18. never forget (that)
  19. [easy, difficult, impossible] to forget
  20. before I forget
  21. have you forgotten about
  22. an elephant never forgets
  23. lest we forget
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