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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
a) eat less b) weigh less c) weigh yourself

Contributor: Matt Errey