get lost

get lost
get lost
1. to become lost; to lose one's way. •

We got lost on the way home.

Follow the path, or you might get lost.

2. Inf. Go away!; Stop being an annoyance! (Always a command.) •

Stop bothering me. Get lost!

Get lost! I don't need your help.

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{v. phr.}, {slang} Go away! - Used as a command. * /Get lost! I want to study./ * /John told Bert to get lost./ Compare: DROP DEAD.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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