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  • Thanks for your comment, Neeru. We don’t send out updates, but you can check out updates on our website or follow us on Facebook (MacDictionary) and Twitter (@MacDictionary).

  • I somehow think “lost for words” is not accurate. Of course I could be wrong. I always thought the phrase was “at a LOSS of words.”

  • Thanks for your comment, James. I had never come across ‘at a loss of words’ and was slightly surprised to find a few hundred citations for it in our very large corpus of English. There are, however, several thousand citations for ‘at a loss for words’. ‘Lost for words’ is much more frequent than the first phrase, though less frequent than the second. Some dictionaries mark it ‘mainly British’ so perhaps that is why you were not familiar with it.