lose ground


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lose ground

verb backsliding, backtrack, fail, fail to keep up, fail to make progress, fail to progress, fall behind, lose footing, regression, return, reverse, slip, weaken a pooition
See also: retreat
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Bulgaria continued to lose ground in the FIFA rankings, sliding down to 39th in April, one spot lower than in March.
are about to create an "A-Team" of "power subs" to respond to local parent concerns that students stand to lose ground when their regular teachers are absent.
The record oil prices saw British Airways lose ground, falling 7p to 277.