lose sight of

idiom

Definition of lose sight of

: to be no longer be able to see (someone or something) We lost sight of the plane. often used figuratively We must not lose sight of our goal.

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“Lose sight of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20sight%20of. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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