lose the plot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lose the plot

UK informal to no ​longer be ​able to ​actnormally or ​understand what is ​happening: I can't ​believe Stuart did that - he must be ​losing the ​plot.
(Definition of lose the plot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lose the plot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为怪异, 举止愚蠢…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行爲怪異, 舉止愚蠢…
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