Definition of 'be at a loss'
Example sentences containing 'be at a loss'
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I am at a loss to know what to wear.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I am at a loss to know why that is - you should talk to them.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I'm at a loss to know how to resolve this.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Christianity Today (2000)
Definition of be at a loss from the Collins English Dictionary
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