Imagine someone reeling of a sentence, becoming distracted, and not being able to remember where they were in the previous sentence for a few seconds. I already know, 'lost their train of thought' but there is another similar saying, which I cannot remember.

It also being with "I lost my...." Its kind of an alternative.

  • I lost my place or my focus, or I had a senior moment or a brain fart. Jan 10, 2020 at 15:51
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    "someone reeling"? You lost me. Jan 10, 2020 at 15:56
  • I had a term in mind but I had a brain fart and forgot it!
    – Hot Licks
    Jan 10, 2020 at 17:08
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    I lost my thread?
    – peterG
    Jan 10, 2020 at 21:11
  • Martin Scorsese would say you lost the "narrative thread".
    – jimm101
    Jan 11, 2020 at 2:20

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Lost track of what I was saying? Forgot where I was going with that?

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