Definition of lose one's place
- I had to use the bathroom, but I didn't want to lose my place in line.
- She dropped the magazine on the floor and lost her place.
: to bring to destruction
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: physical environment : space
: a way for admission or transit
: physical surroundings : atmosphere
: to put in or as if in a particular place or position : set
: to present for consideration
: to put in a particular state
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