Forget something, leave something

Forget or leave something?

We use forget to say we accidentally left something behind.

We usually say leave if we mention the place.

  • Oh no! I’ve forgotten my book.
  • Oh no! I’ve left my book at school.
  • Nice and simple, eh?

    forget leave oextbook

Stuart is an English teacher and runs the Speakspeak website. He currently lives in Prague and has been teaching for over 20 years. See all posts by Stuart

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