Meaning of “lose heart” in the English Dictionary

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"lose heart" in British English

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lose heart

C2 to stop believing that you can succeed:

Don't lose heart, there'll be plenty more chances for promotion.

(Definition of “lose heart” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lose heart" in American English

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lose heart

to stop believing that you can succeed:

This is a difficult time, but don't lose heart – just remember how much you've already achieved.

(Definition of “lose heart” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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