Did the team lose the game or loose the game?

The confusion of these two words is in the spelling.  Yes, it’s tricky, which is why many people misspell lose as loose.

Here is the distinction between the two words:

Adjective, means the opposite of tight, pronounced “loos.”

Verb, means the opposite of win, pronounced “looz.”

Remember: A gambler who is loose with his money may lose money.

Posted in Word Choice.

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