In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(extraviado)lostme di cuenta de que estaban perdidos — I realized that they were lost
- dar algo por perdido — to give sth up for lost
- de perdido — at least
1.2(confundido, desorientado)at a lossanda perdido desde que se fueron sus amigos — he's been at a loss since his friends left
- no me han explicado cómo hacerlo y estoy totalmente perdido — they haven't explained how to do it and I'm completely lost / I'm at a complete loss
1.3(bala/perro) (before noun) stray
2(en un apuro)¿pero no trajiste dinero tú? pues estamos perdidos — but didn't you bring any money? we've had it then informal
- si se entera tu padre, estás perdido — if your father finds out, you've had it / you're done for
3(aislado)(lugar) remote(lugar) isolated(momento) idle(momento) spareen una isla perdida del Pacífico — on a remote island in the Pacific
- en algún lugar perdido del mundo — in some far-flung / faraway corner of the world
4.1(idiota) (before noun) complete and utter(idiota) (before noun) total(loco) (before noun) ravinges un borracho perdido — he's an out and out / a total drunkard
4.2(totalmente)completelytotallyllegó borracho perdido — he was blind drunk / totally drunk when he arrived
- está lelo perdido por ella — he's absolutely crazy about her
5Spain informal(sucio)filthyperdido de algo
- te has puesto el traje perdido de aceite — you've got oil all over your suit
- estoy perdido de tinta — I'm covered in ink
masculine and feminine nounFeminine perdida
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