Distinguishing similar verbs like MISS & LOSE

04/06/2021 · Tips for improving your written and oral english


We miss something we might have got and we didn´t finally get, so we:

- Miss a bus 

- Miss the train

- Miss a plain

- Miss the chance

- Miss an opportunity

- Miss a call

- Miss a shot

- Miss the ball



We lose something we had and we no longer have, so we:

- Lose our appetite

- Lose an object

- Lose weight

- Lose interest

- Lose a match or game

- Lose our head

- Lose track of time

- Lose our keys