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Feb 26

Loose or lose? Grammar help you can remember!

(The second in a series.)

Like many similar words, loose and lose are easy to confuse because they look and sound similar. Also, because English is confusing, loose can be an adjective or a verb. So here’s a little quip to help you out:

You can loose a goose that’s caught in a trap,
But you lose a lover, a game, a hat.

Especially if the hat (or the lover?) was loose.

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