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Pronunciation of Lost: Learn how to pronounce Lost in English correctly

Learn how to say Lost correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word lost:

adjective
1unable to find one’s way; not knowing one’s whereabouts:
Help! We’re lost!
unable to be found:
he turned up with my lost golf clubs
[predic.] unable to understand or to cope with a situation:
she stood there clutching a drink, feeling completely lost
I’d be lost without her
2that has been taken away or cannot be recovered:
if only one could recapture one’s lost youth
(of time or an opportunity) not used advantageously; wasted:
the decision meant a lost opportunity to create 200 jobs
having died or been destroyed:
a memorial to the lost crewmen
Phrases

all is not lost

used to suggest that there is still some chance of success or recovery:
I know things look grim, but all is not lost
be lost for words

be so surprised, confused, or upset that one cannot think what to say:
never loquacious, Sarah was now totally lost for words
be lost on

fail to be noticed or appreciated by (someone):
the significance of his remarks was not lost on Scott
get lost

[often in imperative] informal go away (used as an expression of anger or impatience):
Why don’t you leave me alone? Go on, get lost!
give someone up for lost

stop expecting that a missing person will be found alive:
their comrades had given them up for lost
make up for lost time

do something faster or more often in order to compensate for not having done it quickly or often enough before:
he may not have travelled much as a young man, but he has now made up for lost time