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    Idiomatic expression

    Hi!
    I was wondering, have you heard the expression " lost in the desert", meaning missing home, or not knowing what to do?
    "lost at sea" does it have the same meaning as the above one ?
    Thanks a lot
    Bye
    Jorge

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    Red5 is offline Webmaster, UsingEnglish.com
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    I haven't personally heard them in that context, but they sound as if they could be used like that.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    'Lost at sea', or 'I'm all at sea' are used in that context. I haven't heard the 'desert' version myself.

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