lose track of time

Meaning(s)

1. be unaware that a certain amount of time has passed

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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sorry I'm late, I lost track of time

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To lose track of time means to be unaware of what time it is or to be unable to say how much time has passed due to being occupied or enjoying yourself. This is a useful expression in both social and professional contexts.

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  1. Sorry, I'm late for the meeting, said John to his boss.I lost track of time.
  2. Jenny missed her flight as she had lost track of time.
  3. It's easy to lose track of time when you're having fun.

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  1. Sorry, I'm late for the meeting, said John to his boss.I lost track of time.
  2. Jenny missed her flight as she had lost track of time.
  3. It's easy to lose track of time when you're having fun.

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