Writing Prompt ~ Lose, Loose, Loss
Writing Prompt: The similar-looking words “lose”, “loose”, and “loss” are often confused. It is important to keep these words straight because they are pronounced and spelled differently, and they have different meanings and word forms. The word “lose” is a verb. Don’t lose your money (rhymes with blues). The word “loose” is an adjective (rhymes with goose). My belt is too loose. Some people remember the difference with the saying, “Lose has lost an o”. The word “loss” is a noun. Sunday’s game was a big loss for our team. Review the differences between lose and loose. Then demonstrate your understanding by writing a paragraph that contains examples of “lose”, “loose”, and “loss”.