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heavy losses

This page is about the collocation heavy losses

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

large or high losses, esp. of money or lives

For example

  • The stock market's crashing and investors are suffering heavy losses.

  • Despite their heavy losses, the Russians defeated the Germans in World War Two.

Quick Quiz

The company's heavy losses were caused by

a. good sales of the company's products

b. low salaries of the company's workers

c. poor decisions by the company's manager

Contributor: Matt Errey