Harold Evans argues that it proves the value of the kind of investigative journalism we are losing.
But now, some people are losing the health insurance they were happy with.
Harold Evans says it proves the value of the kind of investigative journalism we are losing.
“Suddenly, I wondered why it was called ‘losing your virginity,’” Bristol writes.
But an increasing number of workers are finding they can make more money at work by losing weight.
There's no one thing the matter, and yet Mr. Hopdyke does seem to be losing ground.
losing a million a minute, even in sleep, he thought, was disquieting.
But for this precaution, we should have been in danger of losing our horses and mules entirely.
He went dazedly in to him,—and was awakened from the dream that he had been losing a fortune in his sleep.
For His work's sake, His soul was required to pass through the agony of losing every human consolation.
Old English losian "be lost, perish," from los "destruction, loss," from Proto-Germanic *lausa- (cf. Old Norse los "the breaking up of an army;" Old English forleosan "to lose, destroy," Old Frisian forliasa, Old Saxon farliosan, Middle Dutch verliesen, Old High German firliosan, German verlieren), from PIE root *leu- "to loosen, divide, cut apart, untie, separate" (cf. Sanskrit lunati "cuts, cuts off," lavitram "sickle;" Greek lyein "to loosen, untie, slacken," lysus "a loosening;" Latin luere "to loose, release, atone for, expiate").
Replaced related leosan (a class II strong verb whose past participle loren survives in forlorn and lovelorn), from Proto-Germanic *leusanan (cf. Old High German virliosan, German verlieren, Old Frisian urliasa, Gothic fraliusan "to lose").
Transitive sense of "to part with accidentally" is from c.1200. Meaning "fail to maintain" is from mid-15c. Meaning "to be defeated" (in a game, etc.) is from 1530s. Meaning "to cause (someone) to lose his way" is from 1640s. To lose (one's) mind "become insane" is attested from c.1500. To lose out "fail" is 1858, American English. Related: Lost; losing.