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skip it

do not worry about it “Why is New York called the Empire State?” “What did you say?” “Skip it - it's not important.”
Related vocabulary: never mind (somebody/something)
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of skip something (to not have or do something)
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skip it

Drop the subject, ignore the matter, as in I don't understand what you mean.-Oh, skip it for now. This interjection uses skip in the sense of "pass over." [Colloquial; c. 1930]
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From here you have the choice of hoofing a mile to the west to visit the second twin, but if you're on a time and/or energy budget, skip it and just enjoy the wide-sweeping vistas from where you stand a little longer.