lose one's place

Definition of lose one's place

  1. 1 :  to give up a particular position in a line especially of people or vehicles I had to use the bathroom, but I didn't want to lose my place in line.

  2. 2 :  to fail to keep track of the particular point that one has reached in a book, magazine, etc. She dropped the magazine on the floor and lost her place.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  damn

    :  to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

    :  to suffer deprivation of :  part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner

  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  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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a trip made at another's expense

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