Meaning of “get lost!” in the English Dictionary

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"get lost!" in British English

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get lost!


used to tell someone forcefully and quite rudely to go away:

Tell him to get lost!

(Definition of “get lost!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get lost" in American English

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get lost

infml go away:

The old man yelled at the kids playing in his yard to get lost.
Note: Used to tell someone rudely to go away.

(Definition of “get lost” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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