lose contact with

lose contact with someone or something

 and lose touch with someone or something
[for communication with someone or a group] to fail or fade away; to let one's friendship or relationship with someone or a group lapse. I hope I don't lose contact with you. I don't want to lose touch with my old friends.
See also: contact, lose
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said fathers are awarded residency in less than 1% of cases where parents split and it is invariably men who then lose contact with their children.
UNPREDICTABLE Stratford Town are beginning to lose contact with the top six in the Midland Alliance.
Socializing mainly with our peer group, we tend to lose contact with kids and seniors and straight people--and our lives are poorer for it.
His wife said her children enjoyed meeting him and she didn't want them to lose contact with their father.
These questions become even more complex when the people who provided the eggs and sperm for the embryos divorce, die or simply lose contact with the centers where their embryos are stored.
Despite the fact that marketers hate to lose contact with potential customers, few work aggressively to hang on to those considering leaving the fold.
Don't speed through standing water as tyres lose contact with the road and you lose steering control.
As they float, glaciers lose contact with land, which makes them flow even faster.
As the pallet was released from the aircraft in testing, the receiver would temporarily lose contact with the GPS satellites for a few seconds as an external antenna on the receiver reacquired the satellite signal.