you've lost me

Idioms & Phrases

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]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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