In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sorry I'm late, I lost all track of the time — perdona el retraso pero es que perdí por completo la noción del tiempo / no me di cuenta de la hora
- I've lost track of a lot of old friends — a muchos de mis viejos amigos ya les he perdido la pista
- I've lost track of the number of times I've told him that — he perdido la cuenta de las veces que se lo he dicho
- he lost track of the argument — perdió el hilo de la discusión
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