forget about (someone or something)

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forget about (someone or something)

1. To not think about, fail to remember, or disregard someone or something. Don't forget about us after you've become a big shot out in LA! This traffic jam is awful! I forgot about the work they were doing to the road. Forget about snowshoes, you'd need a snowmobile to get up to that part of the mountain.
2. To not expect someone or something to work, happen, or do something. The roads are so narrow in this neighborhood—forget about driving your big truck in here! Forget about Sarah, she couldn't lead the team if her life depended on it.
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forget about someone or something

 
1. to put someone or something out of one's mind. Don't forget about me! You ought to forget about all that.
2. to fail to remember something at the appropriate time. She forgot about paying the electric bill until the lights were turned off. She forgot about the children and they were left standing on the corner.
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It's not hard to forget about something," says Schulz.
Wasn't a signed-and-sealed mandate to forget about something.
To forget about something that didn't go well and drive on with a couple of good performances, yeah, I'm definitely grateful for Thurles Sarsfields.
You can't just forget about something like that and brush it under the carpet.
One practical application of the research might be for people who want to forget about something.
You can't forget about something like that when it's happened and of course we won't, but life goes on and the best thing is to get back to work, which is what Kalou did against Newcastle.
They are going to have to be careful now because Hutcheson isn't the kind of person to forget about something like this.
It's about time the people who run this game started to worry about the things that really matter and forget about something as silly as kicking a water bottle.
That's the problem with injuries you can't see - children are all too apt to forget about something if it doesn't even merit a plaster.
She is a very experienced and competent member of staff and although I'm sure you can never completely forget about something like that, she has moved on.
If I try to get ahead of that, I'll forget about something I have to do today.
Oftentimes, you forget about something that you successfully did years ago.
How could you forget about something as big as North America?
So please, try to forget about something which happens to everyone some time or other.