it's someone's loss

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of it's someone's loss

used to say that one thinks another person could be helped by or would enjoy something which that person has chosen not to do or have
  • If she doesn't want to come to the party, it's her loss.

Word by Word Definitions

it play
  1. : that one — compare he, its, she, they

  2. used as subject of an impersonal verb that expresses a condition or action without reference to an agent

  3. used with many verbs as a direct object with little or no meaning

  1. : the player in a game who performs the principal action of the game (such as trying to find others in hide-and-seek)

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

loss play
  1. : destruction, ruin

  2. : the act of losing possession : deprivation

  3. : the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation


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