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Does 算了 算了 mean nevermind or forget it?

 

I was watching an episode of 大耳图图 and a woman was talking to TuTu's parents when she said 算了 算了. I don't know what they were talking about because I was listening for new words but based on the context I'm guessing it is an informal way of saying "nevermind" or "forget it". Is that correct?

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    yes.you are right.it means never mind or forget it.it can express "it's over.i donot think any more."

    算了:
    表示了結、結束、作罷,不再追究、計較。
    如:「既然你不願意陪我去逛街,那就算了。」
    「算了吧,你就放手讓他去吧。」
    重複說出算了, 語意有些無奈。
    「算了,算了,多說無益。」
    你的英文解釋很接近。

    Good guess!

    right.

    是的 yes

    the word 算 means "calculate, assume"
    thus 算了 shows past action, kinda "consider it calculated"
    which means "never mind, forget it"

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