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lose weight

This page is about the collocation lose weight

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to become lighter in weight

For example

  • Jamie thinks he looks fat, so he's trying to lose weight.

  • I lost a lot of weight while I was on the diet, but I soon put it all back on.

Quick Quiz

To find out how much weight you've lost, you have to

a. eat less

b. weigh less

c. weigh yourself

Contributor: Matt Errey