Back to School Proverb
Soon learnt, soon _____________– What you learn fast, you also forget fast, or: what is easy to learn is also easy to forget.
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So the idiom is: Soon learnt, soon forgotten.
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Here are some examples of how you can use it:
I learnt those French words for the exam yesterday, and already I can’t remember them anymore. Soon learnt, soon forgotten.
Mandy had her first boyfriend when she was only 13, but that lasted less than two months. Soon learnt, soon forgotten.