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Forget it


A.) Modest phrase for ‘you are welcome’. Suggests that someone’s favor was simply the standard actions among friends. (Compare to Fuhgeddaboutit.)

B.) Phrase of frustration. “You don’t understand anything I’ve said, so just forget it.

C.) Command not to speak of an incident. “You know the car accident last night? Well just forget it.”

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