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lose a game

This page is about the collocation lose a game

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to be defeated in a game

For example

  • Liverpool had a great season. They didn't lose a game all year.

  • In tennis, you can lose many games in a match but still win.

Note:
Related collocations include "lose a match", "lose a race", "lose a tournament", etc.

Quick Quiz

I wouldn't have lost the game if

a. I hadn't played so well

b. I'd played a bit better

c. I'd played so badly

Contributor: Matt Errey