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Usage of 'lose' in various tenses



 
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Usage of 'lose' in various tenses #1 (permalink) Thu Jul 20, 2006 18:15 pm   Usage of 'lose' in various tenses
 

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ESL/EFL Test #116 "Future Tenses", question 7

What ......... happen to the family if he loses all his money?

(a) does
(b) did
(c) will
(d) is

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #116 "Future Tenses", answer 7

What will happen to the family if he loses all his money?

Correct answer: (c) will
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Usage of 'lose' in various tenses #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 21, 2006 15:45 pm   Usage of 'lose' in various tenses
 

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It has the same meaning in any tense:

Lose
=
- allow to go out of sight
- miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
- fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
- fail to get or obtain
- fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
- fail to win
- suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
- fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
- retreat
- be set at a disadvantage
- place (something) where one cannot find it again.

I lose/lost/have lost/will lose my money/my eyesight/the game/my sense of direction.
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