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    Dear Friends,

    What other expressions would you use if someone has more and more difficulty ( or discrepancy) explaining his own theory?


    He lost his way describing his theory. (Anyway, 'he lost his way IN describing his theory'?)


    Other suggestions?


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    Re: he lost his way

    What other expressions would you use if someone has more and more difficulty ( or discrepancy) explaining his own theory?

    He lost his way describing his theory. (Anyway, 'he lost his way IN describing his theory'?)
    He lost his way explaining his theory is acceptable. I have a feeling I'd omit the in, but inserting it would still be acceptable. Also, maybe something like this:

    He got all tangled up explaining his theory.

    He got hopelessly lost explaining his theory.

    He stepped all over his own toes explaining his theory.

    Hope this helps.

    Greg

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    Re: he lost his way

    Quote Originally Posted by palinkasocsi
    What other expressions would you use if someone has more and more difficulty ( or discrepancy) explaining his own theory?

    Other suggestions?
    Hi Palinkasocsi,

    A few more you might consider:
    His/Her argument:
    - wandered/veered off course
    - showed clouded reasoning
    - waded through shallow waters
    - went off on tangents (cliché)
    - digressed through tangents of little consequence

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    Re: he lost his way

    Awsome expressions!

    Thanks Dragn and Monticello!

    Palinkasocsi

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    Re: he lost his way



    Thanks a lot, dragn and Monticello.

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