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Pronunciation: /lɔːst; lɒst/

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adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (mislaid, missing) perdido to get lost perderse*, extraviarse* [formal] how can it have got lost? ¿cómo puede haberse perdido?
    Example sentences
    • Behind the sofa is one of the places in a home where all the lost things end up.
    • I murmured a prayer to St. Anthony to find a lost paper, looked down, and my hand was on it.
    • When he takes the back off to mend it, he finds the lost grand.
    1.2 (unable to find way) [child/dog] perdido to get lost perderse*, extraviarse* [formal] you can get lost very easily in these tunnels te puedes perder or desorientar fácilmente en estos túneles get lost! [slang/argot] ¡vete al diablo! [colloquial/familiar], ¡andá a pasear! (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • He got lost searching for the computer room, and when he eventually did call me back, the system had already righted itself.
    • Although the team got lost driving up, they were glad they came.
    • A fifth member turned up late, saying he got lost sightseeing, but the other four have not been seen.
  • 2 2.1 (vanished) [civilization/arts] perdido 2.2 (dead, destroyed) [euphemistic/eufemístico] she thought of her lost baby pensó en el niño que había perdido to give sb up for o as lost dar* a algn por desaparecido to give sth up for o as lost dar* algo por perdido all is not lost ¡no está todo perdido!
    Example sentences
    • Police are still undertaking further investigations and trying to recover the lost relics.
    • Miserably, in trying to recover his lost childhood Jackson is depriving his own kids of theirs.
    • Smokers who quit will not recover lost lung function, but the rate of decline may revert to that of a non-smoker.
  • 3 3.1 (wasted) [time] perdido; [opportunity] desperdiciado, perdido to make up for lost time recuperar el tiempo perdido to be lost on sb these subtleties are lost on him se le escapan estas sutilezas, no capta or no sabe apreciar estas sutilezas the joke was completely lost on her no entendió el chiste 3.2 (unrealized) [output/production] perdido
  • 4 (predicative/predicativo) 4.1 (confused) perdido you're going too fast: I'm lost vas demasiado rápido y me confundo or no te sigo 4.2 (at a loss) to be lost without sth/sb estar* perdido sin algo/algn I'm lost without a watch/my diary yo sin reloj/mi agenda estoy or me siento perdido I was lost for words no supe qué decir
    Example sentences
    • At the moment though, I just feel rather lost and disorientated myself.
    • Knowing these people helps to understand why alcohol is such a boon to the lost and the lonely.
    • Tonight, I felt lost beyond anything I have felt the entire time I have been here.
    4.3 (absorbed) to be lost in sth estar* ensimismado en algo he's completely lost in his book está totalmente ensimismado en su libro she's lost to the world está en otro mundo lost in thought sumido en la reflexión, absorto
  • 5 (denied, unavailable) (predicative/predicativo)to be lost to sb/sth as a result of his cruelty, she was lost to him forever su crueldad hizo que la perdiera para siempre
    Example sentences
    • I was crying at the overwhelming sense of lost opportunity, and was probably not very good company in the bar afterwards.
    • The fact he then learnt in a couple of weeks, but simply won't read books today, is an illustration of lost opportunity.
    • Slow and stately movement is compounding the lost opportunities of earlier wasted years.
  • 6 (morally fallen) [literary/literario] [woman/soul] perdido
    Example sentences
    • The shrubbery was symbolic, and one particular tree was planted in memory of the Keller's lost son.
    • Every year the bodies of lost soldiers of World War One (1914-1918) are being unearthed.
    • Participants will place 29 illuminated lanterns -- one for each of the lost crew members -- around the Fitzgerald's original anchor.

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