Monday, January 12, 2009

Grammar Lesson

LESSON #2


Lose vs. Loose


Lose; loose. Despite their different pronunciation and meaning, loose is often mistakenly used in place of lose. Lose /´lüz/, v., means (1) “to be defeated in a contest” or (2) “to misplace something,” while loose /´lüs/, adj., means “promiscuous.”

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