lost ground

Definition of lost ground

  1. :  lost popularity or success She's been lagging at the polls, but hopes to recover/recoup lost ground with tonight's debate.

Word by Word Definitions

lostplay
  1. :  not made use of, won, or claimed

    :  no longer possessed

    :  no longer known

groundplay
  1. :  the bottom of a body of water

    :  sediment

    :  ground coffee beans after brewing

  1. :  to bring to or place on the ground

    :  to cause to run aground

    :  to provide a reason or justification for

  1. : past tense and past participle ofgrind


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