get lost / lose one's way

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optimistic pessimist

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Dear all,

Between the two sentences below, which one do you normalluy say?

1. I got lost in London when I went there for the first time.
2. I lost my way in London when I went there for the first time.

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Rover_KE

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Like most people these days, I say 'I got lost'.

The historical comparison usage is interesting: click here and bookmark the site for future reference.
 
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