[lose ground] 1. To go backward; retreat.
The soldiers began tolose ground when their leader was killed.
Compare: GIVE GROUND. 2. Tobecome weaker; get worse; not improve.
The sick man began to loseground when his cough grew worse.
When the Democrats are in power, the Republicans lose ground.
Contrast: GAIN GROUND.
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Значение идиомы lose ground