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what does "lost" mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:11 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #273 "When do you say this?", question 8

I say "They lost" when I tell someone the ..........

(a) truth
(b) answer
(c) result

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #273 "When do you say this?", answer 8

I say "They lost" when I tell someone the result.

Correct answer: (c) result
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what does "lost" mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 03, 2007 8:48 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

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Failed to win.
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what does "lost" mean? #3 (permalink) Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:17 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

That answer does not explain anything
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what does "lost" mean? #4 (permalink) Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:24 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

Then what is it that you need explained to you, Benayo? If you have further questions, there is no need to be rude. We are happy to answer if you ask.
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what does "lost" mean? #5 (permalink) Tue Sep 07, 2010 5:14 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

hahahahahaha,Sorry.I did'nt mean to be rude.How or when can I use the expression''they lost''
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what does "lost" mean? #6 (permalink) Tue Sep 07, 2010 5:33 am   what does "lost" mean?
 

'They lost' is usually used in conversation about sports or other competitive fields. It is one possible answer to a question such as 'Did the New York Yankees win or lose today?'
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