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Meaning of “lose track” in the English Dictionary

"lose track" in British English

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lose track

→  lose track

lose track

B2 to no ​longerknow what is ​happening, or not to ​remember something: What he was saying was so ​complicated that I ​lost track after the first ​couple of ​sentences. I've ​lost track of the ​number of ​times he's ​asked me to ​lend him ​money.
(Definition of lose track from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lose track" in American English

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lose track

to not ​know any ​longer where someone or something is, or to not be ​able to ​remember something: I’ve ​losttrack of most of my ​oldcollegefriends, ​unfortunately. Can you ​remember what ​number we were ​working on? I've ​losttrack.
(Definition of lose track from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lose track”
in Chinese (Simplified) 忘记, 失去…的线索…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忘記, 跟不上最新的情況…
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