lose one's way

lose one's way
get lost; become corrupt

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • lose one's way — lose one s (or the) way become lost; fail to reach one s destination ■ figurative no longer have a clear idea of one s purpose or motivation in an activity or business the company has lost its way and should pull out of general insurance …   Useful english dictionary

  • lose one's way — ► lose one s (or the) way become lost. Main Entry: ↑lose …   English terms dictionary

  • lose one's way — become lost The first time she went to New York City she lost her way …   Idioms and examples

  • lose one's way — verb to get lost, to become lost …   Wiktionary

  • lose one's (or the) way — become unable to follow (the right route). → lose …   English new terms dictionary

  • To lose one's head — Lose Lose (l[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lost} (l[o^]st; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. {Losing} (l[=oo]z [i^]ng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. le[ o]san, p. p. loren… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To lose one's self — Lose Lose (l[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lost} (l[o^]st; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. {Losing} (l[=oo]z [i^]ng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. le[ o]san, p. p. loren… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lose one's rag — Vrb phrs. To lose control in a fit of fury, to be very angry. E.g. You should keep out of Jill s way when she loses her rag; she s got a lethal right hook …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • lose — [lo͞oz] vt. lost, losing [ME losen, lesen, merging OE losian, to lose, be lost (< los, LOSS) + leosan, to lose, akin to OHG (vir)liosan, Goth (fra)liusan < IE base * leu , to cut off, separate > Gr lyein, to dissolve; L luere, to loose,… …   English World dictionary

  • Lose — (l[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lost} (l[o^]st; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. {Losing} (l[=oo]z [i^]ng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. le[ o]san, p. p. loren (in comp.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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