lose momentum


: to move more slowly
The wagon lost momentum as it rolled up the hill.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Beneficiaries and victims of our insatiable digital age, Baby Stone Gorillas didn’t want to lose momentum while recording BABYST5XNE GORILLAS. Max Bell, SPIN, 1 Apr. 2022 After several years of strong growth, boosted by social media and innovative new products, the cosmetics industry seemed to lose momentum. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 12 Mar. 2021 The problem, many Democrats worry, is that without tying the bills together, the second part with Biden's social agenda will lose momentum and a vote will never come to fruition. Nicole Goodkind, Fortune, 30 Sep. 2021 Eventually, the Embers America reboot began to lose momentum, and one location after another called it quits. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 16 Apr. 2021 Smith said the system didn't want to lose momentum. Drake Bentley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Mar. 2021 Carere shrugged off concerns that FedEx would lose momentum as more people venture out and shop in the physical world again now that Covid-19 vaccinations are on the rise. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 19 Mar. 2021 Manager Bob Melvin said that would including resting regulars and players dealing with ailments and making sure the bullpen is rested, though Melvin also noted the A’s don’t want to lose momentum entering the postseason. Matt Kawahara, SFChronicle.com, 21 Sep. 2020 The divergence suggests that while the U.S. economy continues to lose momentum, Europe’s could be stabilizing, at least for now. David Harrison, WSJ, 24 Jan. 2023 See More

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“Lose momentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20momentum. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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