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lost for words

Post by undefined » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:34 pm

Can I use phrase "lost for words" with "the" = "lost for the words" ?

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Re: lost for words

Post by Joe » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:39 pm

undefined wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:34 pm
Can I use phrase "lost for words" with "the" = "lost for the words" ?
No. This fixed expression is “lost for words”. As in:

When he asked me to marry him I was lost for words.
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood :-| " — Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

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