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lose (v):
be set at a disadvantage
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lose (v):
fail to win
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We lost the battle but we won the war
lose (v):
retreat
Related Words: fall backrecede
lose (v):
place (something) where one cannot find it again
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I misplaced my eyeglasses
lose (v):
suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
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She lost her husband in the war.
The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her
lose (v):
fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
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I missed that remark.
She missed his point.
We lost part of what he said
lose (v):
allow to go out of sight
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The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light
lose (v):
miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
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I've lost my glasses again!
lose (v):
fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
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She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
lose (v):
fail to get or obtain
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I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad
lose (v):
fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
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I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!
The company turned a loss after the first year
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Prevention is better than cure

Tedbir tedaviden daha iyidir.
It is better to try to keep a bad thing from happening than it is to fix the bad thing once it has happened.


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