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I have an expression crossing my head but I cannot find any reference on the Internet. I only found "never mind" in the dictionary.

I'm talking about "forget".

E.g. "I've never visited Paris, never mind the Eiffel Tower."

Could I instead formulate it as "I've never visited Paris, forget the Eiffel Tower."?

  • What meaning do you expect? There's "not forgetting " (including ). – V.V. Nov 25 '17 at 6:41
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    Are you thinking of “let alone”? – user070221 Nov 25 '17 at 6:41
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Maybe it should be, "I have never visited Paris,let alone the Eiffel Tower. or "I have never visited Paris, not to mention the Eiffel Tower.

Let alone/Not to mention phrase. ... used after a statement to emphasize that because the first thing is not true or possible, the next thing cannot be true or possible either.

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