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lost vs lose #1 (permalink) Tue Jun 19, 2007 18:01 pm   lost vs lose
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #267 "Irregular Verbs Test (15)", question 6

The football game on Sunday is very important so the boys are nervous because they don't want to ..........

(a) lose
(b) lost
(c) losing

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #267 "Irregular Verbs Test (15)", answer 6

The football game on Sunday is very important so the boys are nervous because they don't want to lose.

Correct answer: (a) lose
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lost vs lose #2 (permalink) Tue Jun 19, 2007 18:09 pm   lost vs lose
 

"Lose" is only one grammatically correct answer. "Lost" is the past tense and "losing" is continous one, both of them can't be used with infinitive.
Am I right?
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