If someone loses it, they become extremely angry or upset .
designating or of a situation, policy, etc. that is sure to succeed
to be made to look foolish or to do something which damages your reputation
If you lose out, you suffer a loss or disadvantage because you have not succeeded in what you were doing.
(of a timepiece ) to operate too slowly
to become pale
to fail to keep an accurate record of items, events, etc
The focus of something is the main topic or main thing that it is concerned with.
to lose some of the power or advantage that you had previously
to start to feel discouraged or to lose interest in something, usually because things are not progressing in the way that you hoped
If you say that you didn't lose any sleep over something, you mean that you did not worry about it at all.
If you lose touch with something, you no longer have the latest news or information about it.
lose a job:
A job is the work that someone does to earn money.
If you have patience, you are able to stay calm and not get annoyed, for example when something takes a long time, or when someone is not doing what you want them to do.
to lose one's way; go astray ; become bewildered
lose no time:
If you say that someone loses no time in doing something, you are emphasizing that they act quickly in order to benefit from a situation.
lose out on:
to fail to secure or make use of
lose one's rag:
If you lose your rag, you suddenly become so angry that you are not in control of yourself.
lose one's way:
If you lose your way, you become lost when you are trying to go somewhere .
lose sight of:
to fail to keep in sight ; see no longer
lose the plot:
to become confused and not know what you should do
lose track of:
to fail to follow the passage, course, or progress of
lose your cool:
to suddenly get angry and behave in a bad-tempered or uncontrolled way
lose your edge:
to no longer have all the advantages and special skills that you had in the past
lose your grip:
to lose control over a situation
lose your head:
to panic and not remain calm in a difficult situation
lose your rag:
to suddenly lose your temper with someone and get very angry
to lose heart:
If you lose heart, you become sad and depressed and are no longer interested in something, especially because it is not progressing as you would like .
to lose touch:
If you lose touch with someone, you gradually stop writing, phoning, or visiting them.
lose an election:
An election is a process in which people vote to choose a person or group of people to hold an official position.
lose one's head:
to lose one's poise, self-control, etc.; become excited or flustered
lose one's marbles:
If you say that someone has lost their marbles, you mean that their ideas or behaviour are very strange, as if they have become insane .
lose one's nerve:
to become timid, esp failing to perform some audacious act
lose one's shirt:
to lose all that one has
lose one's voice:
If you lose your voice, you cannot speak for a while because of an illness .
lose the exchange:
to lose a rook in return for a bishop or knight
lose your heart:
If you lose your heart to someone, you fall in love with them.
lose your marbles:
to start to forget things and be confused
lose your memory:
If you lose your memory, you forget things that you used to know .
lose your shirt:
to lose all your money on a bad investment or bet
no time to lose:
If you say there is no time to lose or no time to be lost, you mean you must hurry as fast as you can to do something.
to lose contact:
If you lose contact with someone who you have been friendly with, you no longer see them, speak to them, or write to them.
to lose sight of:
If you lose sight of an important aspect of something, you no longer pay attention to it because you are worrying about less important things.
to lose the plot:
If someone loses the plot, they become confused and do not know what they should do.
to lose track of:
If you lose track of someone or something, you no longer know where they are or what is happening .
lose no opportunity:
If you say that someone loses no opportunity to do or say a particular thing, you are emphasizing that they do it or say it whenever it is possible .
lose your virginity:
When you lose your virginity, you have sex for the first time.
to lose your grip:
If you lose your grip, you become less efficient and less confident, and less able to deal with things.
to lose your mind:
If you say that someone is losing their mind, you mean that they are becoming mad .
to lose your nerve:
If you lose your nerve, you suddenly panic and become too afraid to do something that you were about to do.