LOSE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of lose
Definition:
v. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have; be deprived of; fail to win
Example:
Ah, my dear! Let this be a lesson to you never to lose your temper!
Sentence in Classic:
When he had eluded the flood of temptation many times in this way he grew troubled and wondered whether the grace which he had refused to lose was not being filched from him little by little.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
But Joe said he would not lose his temper on account of the night it was and asked his wife to open some more stout.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
If my view of the case is correct, and I have every reason to believe that it is, this man would rather risk anything than lose the ring.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I did not wish to lose such a place without a struggle, so, as I had heard that you were good enough to give advice to poor folk who were in need of it, I came right away to you.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This message makes it even more essential that we should not lose an hour in letting Hilton Cubitt know how matters stand, for it is a singular and a dangerous web in which our simple Norfolk squire is entangled.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Nothing offered for some little time, and then he remembered hearing the doctor tell about a certain thing that laid up a patient for two or three weeks and threatened to make him lose a finger.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
You, Boxer, the very day that those great muscles of yours lose their power, Jones will sell you to the knacker, who will cut your throat and boil you down for the foxhounds.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
They are all on the defensive, lose their tempers, as though they all want to make one feel something.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He dressed in haste, and as though carrying his cup full of wrath, and fearing to spill any over, fearing to lose with his wrath the energy necessary for the interview with his wife, he went into her room directly he heard she was up.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He thought that he had already had time to lose his temper with Ivan, to show coolness to his brother, and to talk flippantly with Katavasov.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bolkonski only tried not to lose touch with it, and looked around bewildered and unable to grasp what was happening in front of him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context