screw it

idiom

informal + impolite
: forget it
Screw it, I'm not waiting around forever.

Examples of screw it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Apply more sealant to the fitting's nut and screw it onto the fitting inside the garbage can. Viveka Neveln, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 May 2024 Cummings thought that Johnson would probably screw it up. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 25 Mar. 2024 Loot is the raison d’être of the genre; screw it up, and your game’s dead on arrival. Aaron Zimmerman, Ars Technica, 30 May 2023 Setup is also incredibly easy — just screw it into your light fixture, connect it to your phone via your home wi-fi, and the app will take care of the rest. Rebecca Martinson, Rolling Stone, 26 Sep. 2023 To install, drill a pilot hole then insert the anchor and tap or screw it into place, flush against the wall. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Sep. 2023 As an actor, his instincts were spot-on, but his intellect would screw it all up. Stuart Miller, Washington Post, 30 May 2023 To add these cleats, cut a 2x4 to at least 1 foot in length and nail or screw it into the joist just below the removed board. Kamron Sanders, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2022 As an actor, his instincts were spot-on, but his intellect would screw it all up. Stuart Miller, Washington Post, 30 May 2023

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“Screw it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screw%20it. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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