lose one's place
Definition of lose one's place
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 : 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
: 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
: 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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