skip it

idiom

chiefly US, informal
used to say that one does not want to do something, talk about something, etc.
I meant to … oh, skip it. It's not important anyway.

Examples of skip it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Order: Even if turkey is not your go-to, do not skip it at Killen’s. Kayla Stewart, Bon Appétit, 23 Feb. 2024 Anthropologie Black Friday furniture deals Anthropologie is known for cute clothes but don't skip it's home goods section. Jake Smith, Glamour, 24 Nov. 2023 So skip it, and banish forever the voice of your junior high basketball coach. Jonathan Beverly, Outside Online, 23 Apr. 2020 The meandering and at times indecipherable debate seemed to validate former President Donald J. Trump’s decision to skip it. Jonathan Swan, New York Times, 28 Sep. 2023 The deep licorice notes of the latter is especially good here, so don't skip it. Joy Howard, Southern Living, 3 Sep. 2023 India will be hosting the G20 Leaders' Summit next week, though Xi is likely to skip it, sending Premier Li Qiang in his place, Reuters reported Thursday. Barnini Chakraborty, Washington Examiner, 31 Aug. 2023 Just one word of caution: Metal utensils can scratch, so be extra careful if using one in your nonstick skillet or skip it in favor of something non-marking. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 7 Aug. 2023 The answer, at least on Saturday evening, was that even those who’ve left don’t want to skip it all together. Amanda Gordon, Fortune, 8 Aug. 2023

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“Skip it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skip%20it. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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