Bedeutung von “lost” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /lɒst/

A2 not knowing where you are or where you should go:

I got lost on the way.

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B1 If something is lost, no one knows where it is:

Things tend to get lost when you move house.
Lost: black cat with white paws.

not knowing what to do in a new situation:

It was his first day in the office and he seemed a bit lost.
be lost without sb/sth informal

to be unable to live or work without someone or something:

She's lost without her computer.
be lost on sb

If a joke or remark is lost on someone, they do not understand it.

Get lost! informal

an impolite way of telling someone to go away

→ See also long-lost

(Definition von “lost adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)