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What does lost our momentum mean?



 
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What does lost our momentum mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:45 am   What does lost our momentum mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #41 "American Slang Words (15)", question 5

We renovated our entire house and now we've run out of gas so the outdoor patio area will have to wait until we recover.

(a) lost our momentum
(b) lost our money
(c) lost our car

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #41 "American Slang Words (15)", answer 5

We renovated our entire house and now we've lost our momentum so the outdoor patio area will have to wait until we recover.

Correct answer: (a) lost our momentum
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would you mind explaining what ((lost our momentum)) means?
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mehdi
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What does lost our momentum mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 02, 2010 14:49 pm   What does lost our momentum mean?
 

Hi Mehdi,
Momentum: Force or energy of a process, an idea or a course of events.
If you lose momentum, your energy level starts to peter out, fizzle, fade away......
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