Definition Lose

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Definition

to lose (one's keys, a tennis match): to be unable to find, to no longer have (one's keys); not to win (a tennis match)
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I lose / I lost / I have lost

I am lost (in this big city!): I can't find my way, I don't know where I am (in this big city!)
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: You lose everytime we play tennis.
US: And last week I lost my job.

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