lose contact (with one)

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lose contact (with one)

To unintentionally decrease frequency of communication (with one) over time until no further contact takes place. Unfortunately, my college roommate and I lost contact over the years, so I have no idea how she's doing now. I lost contact with Tina after she moved to Alaska. The last I heard, she was still living out there.
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lose contact with someone or something

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[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.
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Foremost of these are: a) the insurer and the insured have lost contact from each other; b) the death of the insured is unknown to the insurer; c) the beneficiaries could not be located; d) the existence of the insurance is unknown to the beneficiaries; and, although very rare, d) the insurance company could not be located.
He continued: "Tottenham lost contact in March, United much earlier but then came close again [to top four], Arsenal was long then lost contact, Chelsea pretty similar.
Mr Duncan, who joined the Territorial Army with a group of friends, has tracked down dozens of veterans to attend the September 7 event at Glen Moray Distillery in Elgin - but has lost contact with many others.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members, took off at 08:38am (05:38 GMT) and lost contact with air traffic controllers six minutes later.
Tom Ballard, from Fort William, was climbing Nanga Parbat in Pakistan with Italian Daniele Nardi when they lost contact a week ago.
The seven people, who had gone in search of precious gemstones in Spat valley area in Upper Kohistan, had lost contact with their families after heavy snowfall covered the region and blocked routes leading to the mountains.
The Philippine Embassy in Jakarta said it has filed a 'missing person report' for Ella Balmaceda Paano after her family reported that they lost contact with her since December 25.
A Lion Air passenger flight lost contact with air traffic control early Monday morning and crashed into the sea, Indonesia's search and rescue officials said.
Summary: Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Sep 30 (ANI): A group of 16 trekkers, who went missing after they lost contact due to inclement weather conditions in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Saturday, have been rescued.
He said they were unable to contact Malaysian representatives in the ship using a satellite phone as usual and MyCare's Just Future for Palestine (JFP) Monitoring Centre had also lost contact with JFP mission members.
It however lost contact with the control towers at 5pm, 60 kilometres from its destination the police boss said.
Twenty minutes after the launch, European space agency Arianespaces CEO Stephane Israel announced the team had lost contact with the rocket.
Reportedly, the national carrier has lost contact with parts of the world with regards to online booking of seats costing the airline millions of rupees.
Russia has lost contact with Angola's first telecoms satellite launched from Baikonur.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Families of detainees held at Bahrain's Central Jaw prison said that they had lost contact with their sons nine days ago, since the political prisoners began an open hunger strike to protest against dire prison conditions.