lose in

lose something in something

to misplace something in something. I lost my wallet in the barn. Did someone lose something in the dining room?
See also: lose

lose in

v.
To cause someone, especially oneself, to become so mentally involved in something as to lose all awareness of everything else: After a hard day at work, I went home and lost myself in a book. I tried to ask her a question, but she was lost in thought.
See also: lose
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England's points difference is so great, courtesy of their thumping victory over Italy, they should be crowned champions even if they lose ins Dublin.