lose to

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lose to

To be defeated by (someone). The victor can be mentioned after "to," or the lost thing can be stated between "lose" and "to." The football team lost to their rivals in the championship game. I can't believe I lost the student council presidency to that doofus!
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lose something to someone

to yield or give up something in defeat to someone. We lost the case to the opposing lawyers. Mary lost her title to last year's runner-up.
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lose to someone or something

to be defeated by someone or something. I lost to Wendy in the sales contest. Our team lost to the Adamsville Raiders for the seventh year in a row.
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If they lose to us they will be five points behind us and it would be an uphill battle for them."
It's the very definition of a four-pointer and they will know it's going to be difficult for them to make the playoffs if they lose to us this week.
"If Macclesfield and Accrington Stanley both lose to us this weekend, then I think it's back in our hands," said Wright.
"I think the French didn't want to lose to us five times in a row and they came back at us and are back on form.
"We are in a no-win situation, as we are expected to win the game and because everyone knows if they lose to us it's not a big deal because we're favourites.
Yobo said: 'If they lose to us or drop points then it will be tough for them to get into the Champions League.'
"I'm sure I will be marked tightly as Gerard Houllier's men have a point to prove this season and won't want to lose to us. I am really looking forward to playing against them though and hopefully meet them and get Michael Owen's shirt.
"If Celtic lose to us on it would be a very hard task for them to recover.
"We'll be expected to win at home this week but there's pressure on Airdrie, too, because they can't really afford to lose to us."