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I've forgotten her phone number.
Did you forget about our agreement?
She always forgets where her car is parked.
We first met at college, I forget when exactly.
I'd forgotten that you'd already given me the money.
I'll never forget the look of disappointment on her face.
Phil should be here by now. Do you think he's forgotten?
She had forgotten all about mailing the letter.
Don't forget to lock the door when you leave.
I nearly forgot to invite Josie.
I keep forgetting to take my tablets.
I completely forgot that I promised to come see you!
She was looking forward to the party so she could forget her worries for a few hours.
Try to forget about him.
People tend to forget that the rights we enjoy now were won through a great struggle.
This is the American English definition of forget. View British English definition of forget.
a room in a church used for storing things
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