ADV. clean, completely, entirely, quite, totally I'm terribly sorry?I clean forgot to give your brother the message. | almost, nearly | never I'll never forget the expression on his face. | quickly, soon | instantly, promptly ‘I will, ’ she promised, and promptly forgot about it. | momentarily, temporarily Her joy was so infectious that he momentarily forgot his own fears for the future. | easily The experience of nearly getting killed is not easily forgotten. | conveniently (ironic) He conveniently forgot to tell me he was married.
VERB + FORGET seem to You seem to forget that it was your idea in the first place. | tend to | want to | try to | be easy to It is easy to forget that not all countries have these advantages. | let sb Let's forget last night, shall we? | make sb
PREP. about Oh yes! I almost forgot about the party.
PHRASES forget all about sth In the excitement I forgot all about my little brother. | forgive and forget It was all a long time ago and now Ellen found she could forgive and forget. | keep forgetting She keeps forgetting where she's put her glasses. | largely forgotten His pioneering work in the field was largely forgotten until the late 1940s.