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Idiom: "you've lost me" #1 (permalink) Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:30 pm   Idiom: "you've lost me"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #211 "What Comes Next? (5)", question 6

I hope it's all clear now, isn't it? Answer: No, ..........

(a) you've left me there
(b) you've dropped me there
(c) you've ht me there
(d) you've lost me there

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #211 "What Comes Next? (5)", answer 6

I hope it's all clear now, isn't it? Answer: No, you've lost me there.

Correct answer: (d) you've lost me there
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I was wondering isn't it a bit unpolite to say- you've lost me?

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Idiom: "you've lost me" #2 (permalink) Sat Aug 26, 2006 14:14 pm   Idiom: "you've lost me"
 

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No, not impolite at all. It is rather casual, spoken English, however. More formal would be something like 'I'm afraid I didn't quite follow everything you said'.
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Hit? #3 (permalink) Wed Aug 30, 2006 19:25 pm   Hit?
 

Hi

Just to point that in

(c) you've ht me there

some letter(s) has been dropped.
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You've hit me... #4 (permalink) Wed Aug 30, 2006 19:31 pm   You've hit me...
 

Hi Tamara, many thanks for pointing this out. We'll put that right tomorrow.

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