Definition of “lose sight of sth” - English Dictionary

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“lose sight of sth” in British English

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lose sight of sth

C2 to forget about an important idea or fact because you are thinking too much about other things:

lose sight of sth

C2 to forget about an important idea or fact because you are thinking too much about other things:

Some members of the peace-keeping force seem to have lost sight of the fact that they are there to help people.

(Definition of “lose sight of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)