lose ground

lose ground  {v. phr.}
1. Отступать, уступать.
The soldiers began to lose ground when their leader was killed.
Ср.: GIVE GROUND.
2. Ослабевать, ухудшаться, не становиться лучше.
The sick man began to lose ground when his cough grew worse.
When the Democrats are in power, the Republicans lose ground.
Противоп.: GAIN GROUND.
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