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Do you know the difference between loose and lose?

And when to properly use each?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:08 PM on Mar. 4, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (37)
  • i think loose is like the oppisite of tight right? and lose is the oppisite on win.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 5:10 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • uh yeah they mean two completely different things so what do you mean by when to properly use them? loose= "wow these pants are really loose on me!" and lose= "did you lose your mind when you wrote this question?" get it?

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 5:11 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I have a loose tooth

    I'm afraid I will lose the game

    There ya go and yes I do:)

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 5:11 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • Yes.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 5:12 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I do know the difference. Why do you ask?

    Answer by NannyB. at 5:14 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I'm at a loss. Did you lose your dictionary or was your head screwed on too loose? :-)


    Answer by Anonymous at 5:18 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • Nope, but I do now.. Thanks Ladies LOL..

    Yes, I know the difference.


    Answer by midnightmoma at 5:22 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I know why this was posted. I see people posting that they want to loose weight, or their five yo has a lose tooth.

    Answer by Steff107 at 5:26 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • LOL Of course I do

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 5:32 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • Lose is to "not win" ... and Loose is something is no longer tight.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:45 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

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