Last modified on 15 November 2014, at 13:58

lose ground



lose ground

  1. To suffer loss or disadvantage.
    He lost ground in his career due to his illness.
    The are losing ground to foreign competitors every year.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To become closer to another traveling the same course.
    • 2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, The Scotsman:
      The pre-match mantra from the Scotland camp may have been of it not being a “must win” game but that fooled no-one, Poland’s win in Georgia earlier last night simply crystallised how vital it was for the Scots not to lose any more ground at this stage of an intensely competitive campaign.