Значение идиомы lose oneself

[lose oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To go wrong; miss your way; becomeunable to find the right direction.

Fred lost himself in theconfusion of downtown Boston streets.

2. To conceal yourself; hide.

The pick-pocket lost himself in the crowd and escaped the police.

3.To become deeply interested and forget yourself; become absorbed.

Sometimes Harry would lose himself in a book for an afternoon at atime.

Compare: IN A WORLD OF ONE’S OWN.


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