||lose the ability to think clearly, become forgetful
||After 35 years of teaching, he was losing it. He was confused.
|lose my train of thought
||forget my order of thoughts or words
||Don't interrupt me because I may lose my train of thought.
||lose a chance, fail to take advantage of
||If I don't apply now, I'll lose out. This is my last chance.
||not be patient any longer, out of patience
||Mom is losing patience with us because we don't obey her.
|lose sight of
||forget about, not remember the purpose
||Let's not lose sight of why we're picking berries - to make pies.
||waste time, fall behind
||We lost time when the car stalled. We were delayed.
||forget how many you have, lose count
||He tried to count the number of birds, but he soon lost track.
|lose your appetite
||not feel hungry anymore, lose the desire to eat
||If a bug crawled out of your apple would you lose your appetite?
|lose your cool
||lose control of emotions, lose your temper
||Don't you ever lose your cool? Don't you ever get angry?
|lose your head
||lose your ability to think clearly
||If you become lost, don't lose your head. Be sensible.