Sometimes, words we use often can get mixed up like the laundry, and if not sorted out and used properly, can end with disastrous results.
Take Loss, Lose, Lost and Loose. Now this is a foursome that keeps me on my toes. To help us, here is a break-down f each word and how to use each one…
1.) Loss (n.) state or fact of being destroyed.
The financial loss of ABC Corp., led to its closure.
2.) Lose (luz) v. to fail to use; waste; not used, won or claimed.
They will lose if John does not have a good game.
3.) Lost (v.), past tense of lose.
We lost our chance to buy the house.
4.) Loose (lus) v., to be free of restraint; untie.
Say What You Mean. Mean What You Say, and use the correct version.