you've lost me

I can't follow what you're saying, I'm puzzled or bewildered. For example, Please explain it again; you've lost me. This turn of phrase transfers losing one's way to discourse. [c. 1960]


Nearby words

  1. you'll,
  2. you're,
  3. you're telling me,
  4. you're welcome,
  5. you've,
  6. you've made your bed, now lie in it,
  7. you-all,
  8. you-uns,
  9. youghiogheny,
  10. youlou

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