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lose the plotTo cease to be behaving in a predictable and/or rational manner.Rate it:

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lose the plotTo have one's results decline severely in quality or suddenly fall below an acceptable standard, especially when compared to past excellence.Rate it:

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the plot thickensUsed, often ironically, to describe an increasingly complex or mysterious situation.Rate it:

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lose outTo be at a disadvantage.Rate it:

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lose trackTo forget one's train of thought or temporarily misplace an item or its place in a sequence.Rate it:

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you snooze you loseIf you are not alert and attentive, you will not be successful.Rate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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if you snooze, you loseA figure of speech, relative to remaining alert in any agenda, active project, or important action.Rate it:

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lose consciousnesspass outRate it:

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lose faceTo lose the respect of others, to be humiliated or experience public disgrace.Rate it:

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lose groundto become closer to another traveling the same course.Rate it:

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lose itTo be explosively angry; to lose one's temper.Rate it:

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lose itTo lose control of a situation.Rate it:

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lose one's coolTo become upset or disconcerted; to lose one's temper.Rate it:

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lose one's headTo go crazy.Rate it:

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lose one's marblesTo go crazy.Rate it:

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lose one's mindTo become mad, insane.Rate it:

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lose one's shirtTo lose all of one's money; to go broke; to undergo financial ruin or disaster.Rate it:

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lose one's shitTo lose one's temper.Rate it:

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lose one's temperTo be explosively angry. To get very cross.Rate it:

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lose one's touchTo lose one's special mastery of or knack for a particular skill or activity.Rate it:

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lose one's wayto get lost, to become lost.Rate it:

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lose oneself into be deeply occupied, focused or absorbed in someone or somethingRate it:

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lose the number of one's messTo die, to perish.Rate it:

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lose touchTo cease to be familiar with someone or something or to cease to communicate or have contact.Rate it:

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use it or lose itSkills or knowledge that are seldom applied are likely to be lost with time.Rate it:

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use it or lose itProperty and privileges will be lost if they are not utilized.Rate it:

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use it or lose itHuman abilities require repetitive usage or practice lest one become, rusty. out of tune, uncoordinated:Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

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space outTo stupefy, intoxicate, disorient, or lose attention or focus, especially by the use of drugs.Rate it:

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fall offA hip hop term; to completely lose the plot in terms of artistic direction.Rate it:

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switch offTo lose interest, and start thinking about something else.Rate it:

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be absorbed byLose one's identity in.Rate it:

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black outTo lose consciousness; to suffer a blackout.Rate it:

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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.Rate it:

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blank outTo temporarily lose memoryRate it:

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blow a fuseTo lose one's temper; to become enraged.Rate it:

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blow one's topTo be explosively angry. To lose one's temper.Rate it:

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charge downTo lose electrical powerRate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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come unhingedTo become angered or crazy; to lose control of one's senses or sanity.Rate it:

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coug itTo suddenly lose a contest through reversal of fortune, mistakes, or bad judgment. The phrase is analogous to "blow it", or "snatch defeat from the jaws of victory".Rate it:

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cough upTo lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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don't zig when you should zag, once you find true love.Make the right steps and not the wrong ones when you have someone who loves you and/or you are in a relationship, in order to keep love and not lose it.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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drift apartTo lose contact, to lose one's friendship or closeness.Rate it:

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enough to make the angels weepSomething so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.Rate it:

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