In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(fail to remember)(person/name/fact) olvidarse de(person/name/fact) olvidarI hope I haven't forgotten anything — espero no haberme olvidado de nada / no haber olvidado nada / que no se me haya olvidado nada
- I've forgotten what you said — se me ha olvidado lo que dijiste
- I was forgetting (that) you don't speak German — se me olvidaba que / me olvidaba de que no hablas alemán
- it was a day never to be forgotten / a never-to-be-forgotten day — fue un día inolvidable
- I never forget a face — nunca olvido una cara
- I forget his name — no recuerdo cómo se llama
- we mustn't forget those less fortunate than ourselves — no debemos olvidar a / olvidarnos de quienes tienen menos que nosotros
- she forgot me in her will — se olvidó de mí en su testamento
- she never lets you forget (that) her son is a professor — está siempre recordándote que su hijo es catedrático
- to forget to + inf
- don't forget to phone/write — que no se te olvide llamar/escribir
- surely you didn't forget to send her a card! — ¡no te habrás olvidado de / no se te habrá olvidado mandarle una postal!
- I know there are the people who will say just forget about it, it's not worth it.
- Now in its eighth year, World Book Day encourages children to forget about technology and to get back to basics.
- Ask me again in two weeks - I'll either have forgotten it completely, or it will behaunting me.
- Anyone in his position would have wanted to completely forget about his escape from the long arm of the law.
- Most of the time this meant that she forgot my name and remembered to give her manicurist a lovely tip.
- I was in one of my dancing moods and completely forgot his distaste for mustard.
- That's where dishes you can pop in the oven and forget about come in.
- Mary has 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and she says she has an awful lot of birthdays to remember but she never forgets any of them.
- By the time you go back in the afternoon some of these people have completely forgotten the cameras are there.
- I've now remembered that I've forgotten something else, but I can live without it.
- Not being pressed to come up with arguments or evidence to support them, one forgets the arguments and fails to obtain the evidence.
- A couple of great events are coming up in the next two months to help us forget about all the snow earlier this week.
- Some might hide and forget about it, there are some who might even run from it and try to make a new life, forgetting the past like it never existed.
- Now I can forget about it until early April, when the actual paper itself is due.
- No one who lived through that period can have forgotten it or failed to carry its images in their mind.
- As we listen to his wonderful gab, we should remember what he sometimes forgot or failed to say.
- Soon he forgets the article and remembers only Dominique; he gathers sketches so he can go into the office where she is, but thinks better of it.
- Add the rice and two cups of water, cover the pot, and turn the heat down low enough for you to forget about it for a while.
- He blocks shots with abandon - completely forgetting the scary incident a few years back when a puck hit him in the chest, musing him to collapse.
- The view out the front through the large windscreen is good, but forget about seeing the bonnet.
- I am crossing fingers that I won't completely forget everything when it goes live!
- A person either remembers these voices or forgets them.
- Often blood was drawn but without malice, just an accident, like an actor forgetting his lines because he's trying too hard to remember.
- I found myself mixing up my lines, or forgetting them completely.
- When push comes to shove, you just forget about it - it's just not worth the heartache.
- Either buy the girl her superstructure out of the goodness of your heart or forget about it.
- Neither are unreliable to the point of forgetting an appointment completely.
- That crisis of civilizational morale, in turn, helps explain why European man is deliberately forgetting his history.
- We should forget about the Government, forget about the doctor and think about the patient.
- Then you might as well forget about walking to the traffic lights and just jaywalk in the middle of the street.
- They're not kidding themselves about their age, but ice hockey lets them forget about it for a couple of hours each week.
- The players and management can go home and forget about it, we have to live with the trauma of possible relegation every day.
- And on the other hand I don't want him to call me, because it would be so much easier to forget about him that way.
- The story is an allegory of the Cultural Revolution, and deals with remembering and forgetting the traumatic events of the Maoist era.
- He advised people with dogs to forget about exercise in the excessive heat and to make sure there was plenty of shade and cool water.
- I recently picked the thing up again and surprised myself by remembering most of the chords, but completely forgetting their names.
- I'm sure, in retrospect, that it was a case of remembering the hits and forgetting the misses.
- If the Democrats preselect this dud, they can forget about trying to regain credibility.
- It smelled delicious and made us forget the preceding conversation completely.
- If you get to 30 and you're single, forget about it, you're one of life's singles.
1.2(put out of one's mind)(disappointment/differences/person) olvidar(differences/person/disappointment) olvidarse deif my wife asks you, forget I was here — si mi mujer te pregunta, tú no me has visto
- forget who told you this, but … — yo no te he dicho nada ¿eh?, pero …
1.3forgotten past participle(land/masterpiece/tribe) olvidado
2(leave by mistake)olvidarse deolvidarI forgot my passport — me olvidé del pasaporte
- I forgot to mention on Wednesday that I'd harvested my first sprouting broccoli.
- I forgot to mention that LAX is the craziest airport that I have ever visited.
- Oh yeah I forgot to mention that I got my University acceptance, final and complete, in the mail today.
- One nice thing I forgot to mention was the bottle of champagne I won in the raffle.
- I forgot to mention when talking about Oscar that he had his 15 minutes of fame.
- Somehow they forgot to mention that we share nearly as high a percentage of genes with chimpanzees.
- It looks to me like someone on his staff forgot to bring the right suitcase.
- I forgot to mention the corporatization and control of the music industry and radio.
- I forgot to mention a conversation I had with Adam while we were watching the Opening Ceremony.
- It's also very possible that sometimes Max forgot to bring the records home and they got tossed out.
- I forgot to mention that Joy is one of the best blog writers I've come across.
- Actually, the drummer was intending to record it and forgot to bring his tape machine.
- Ross may simply have forgotten to mention this, but it is the fact that there is no legal penalty that beggars belief.
- He's not tried to be dishonest, he has just forgotten to mention one thing.
- In the tumult of today, I forgot to mention my lovely night out yesterday.
- Kane apparently forgot to mention that he too had been drinking.
- Amidst my ranting I forgot to mention why I posted the previous blog.
- They ran to the trunk and popped it open, to find 2 other bags that they forgot to bring in.
- I had just started preparing the hot tube for a bath when I saw I had forgot to bring my toothpaste.
- I think I forgot to mention that Saturday my family was supposed to have a little gathering around a barbecue pit.
- I forgot to mention earlier that my amazement at the proliferation of wireless networks continues.
- This works particularly well if your humans have forgotten to bring a plastic bag.
- This is something that they forgot to mention right at the start, in the opening meeting.
- She almost forgot to bring her cell phone at the top of the kitchen counter but luckily she remembered it.
- John, you also forgot to mention their dastardly plans to bomb women and children in yet more state sponsored terror.
- I forgot to mention something which happened a couple of days ago.
- I forgot to bring my bathing suit, so I had to wear a pair of Dylan's shorts, and I wore my top.
- Pulling the shower curtains away I realized I had forgot to bring in my clothes.
- But he forgot to mention the shadow which is naturally cast by any object standing in the light, whether or not it is visible to our eyes.
1where does she live? — I forget — ¿dónde vive? — no me acuerdo / se me ha olvidado
- to forget about sth — olvidarse / no acordarse de algo
- you'd forgotten about the meeting, hadn't you? — te habías olvidado / no te habías acordado de la reunión ¿no?
- I'd forget about it if I were you — yo que tú lo olvidaría / me olvidaría de ello
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