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    "you've lost me" and "i've lost you"

    can i say "i've lost you" to mean "you've lost me" ?
    ie. "sorry, you've lost me. can you explain?"

    thanks

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    Re: "you've lost me" and "i've lost you"

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    can i say "i've lost you" to mean "you've lost me" ?
    ie. "sorry, you've lost me. can you explain?"

    thanks
    Yes, you could.

    A: If she wants me to be a gentoo...then.
    B: Now you lost me.
    A: Oh...a gentoo is a...

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    Can I say "I've lost you" to mean "You've lost me" ?
    ie. "Sorry, you've lost me. can you explain?"

    Thanks
    Hello, the both forms don't have the same meaning, in the first the subject is 'I', and in the second the subject is 'You'.

    One example, 'I have lost you' can express the idea that you are following a group of people through the forest and suddently you see a deer, you watch it during a little time, and after you don't see the group, you have lost the group. (the group doesn't have make any action to lose you in the forest).

    Hope it's more clear now for you.

    Have a nice day.

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