forget yourself


forget yourself
   to be guilty of a solecism
   Not total amnesia but swearing when it is out of place, making a sexual approach to a woman who has not signalled that she would welcome it, and the like.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • forget yourself — phrase to behave in a way that is silly or embarrassing I’m so sorry, I was forgetting myself. Thesaurus: to behave in a silly waysynonym Main entry: forget * * * forget yourself : to lose control of your emotions because of anger …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forget Yourself — Infobox Album Name = Forget Yourself Type = Album Artist = The Church Released = 2003 Recorded = Spacejunk Studios, Australia Genre = Progressive rock Length = 67:45 96:51 (U.S.) Label = Cooking Vinyl Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • forget yourself — to behave in a way that is silly or embarrassing I m so sorry, I was forgetting myself …   English dictionary

  • forget — for|get W1S1 [fəˈget US fər ] v, v past tense forgot [ ˈgɔt US ˈga:t] past participle forgotten [ ˈgɔtn US ˈga:tn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(facts/information)¦ 2¦(something you must do)¦ 3¦(leave something somewhere)¦ 4¦(stop thinking about)¦ 5¦(not care… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forget — past tense forgot past participle forgotten verb 1 FACTS/INFORMATION (I, T) to be unable to remember facts, information, or something that happened in the past: I m sorry, I ve forgotten your name. (+ (that)): Don t forget that it s Sarah s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • forget — for|get [ fər get ] (present participle for|get|ting; past tense for|got [ fər gat ] ; past participle for|got|ten [ fər gatn ] ) verb intransitive or transitive *** ▸ 1 not remember fact ▸ 2 not remember to do something ▸ 3 not take something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • forget */*/*/ — UK [fə(r)ˈɡet] / US [fərˈɡet] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms forget : present tense I/you/we/they forget he/she/it forgets present participle forgetting past tense forgot UK [fə(r)ˈɡɒt] / US [fərˈɡɑt] past participle forgotten UK… …   English dictionary

  • forget — [[t]fə(r)ge̱t[/t]] ♦♦ forgets, forgetting, forgot, forgotten 1) VERB If you forget something or forget how to do something, you cannot think of it or think how to do it, although you knew it or knew how to do it in the past. [V n] Sometimes I… …   English dictionary

  • forget*/*/*/ — [fəˈget] (present participle forgetting; past tense forgot [fəˈgɒt] ; past participle forgotten [fəˈgɒt(ə)n] ) verb [I/T] 1) to be unable to remember something I ve forgotten her phone number.[/ex] Did you forget about our agreement?[/ex] She… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Beside Yourself — Infobox Album Name = Beside Yourself Type = Album Artist = The Church Released = 2004 Recorded = Genre = progressive rock Length = mm:ss Label = Cooking Vinyl Producer = Kevin Lane Keller Reviews = Last album = Forget Yourself (2003) This album …   Wikipedia


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