lose track

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lose track (of someone or something)

to lose contact with someone; to forget where something is. I lost track of all my friends from high school. Tom has lost track of his glasses again.
See also: lose, track

lose track (of somebody/something)

to no longer be informed or know about something or someone I've lost track of most of my college friends.
Opposite of: keep track (of somebody/something)
See also: lose, track

lose track

see under keep track.
See also: lose, track
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Men in this age range who lose track of their cash "mysteriously spend" an average of $59 per week, or $3,078 per year, with more than half (56 percent) saying their cash "disappears" during a night out.
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Some people just keep their connection up all the time, whether they are using it or not, or they lose track of time while online," said Coleman.
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