lose one's way
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- (idiomatic) to get lost, to become lost.
2011 March 1, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2 - 1 Man Utd”, BBC:
- This was a wonderful advert for the Premier League, with both Chelsea and United intent on all-out attack - but Ferguson will be concerned at how his side lost their way after imperiously controlling much of the first period.
get lost — see get lost