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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English

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loose
vs
lose

Loose is an adjective. If something isn't fixed properly or it doesn't fit, because it's too large, it's loose.

For example:-

My headphones weren't working, because a wire was loose.

Lose is a verb that means to no longer possess something because you do not know where it is, or because it has been taken away from you.

For example:

A lot of people will lose their job if there is a recession.
My husband is always losing his keys.