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Meaning of "lose heart"



 
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Meaning of "lose heart" #1 (permalink) Thu Oct 05, 2006 14:06 pm   Meaning of "lose heart"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #61 "Losing It (1)", question 3

Please don't lose ......... because I'm sure you'll succeed in the end.

(a) heart
(b) body
(c) strength
(d) feeling

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #61 "Losing It (1)", answer 3

Please don't lose heart because I'm sure you'll succeed in the end.

Correct answer: (a) heart

Your answer was: incorrect
Please don't lose strength because I'm sure you'll succeed in the end.
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Hi,

Could you please explain what does mean "lose heart"

Thank you
Dima
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Lose heart #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 05, 2006 14:08 pm   Lose heart
 

Hi,

This expression means give up hope. If you lose heart, you have decided that there is no point in trying any more.

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