lose everything

idiom

: to have all one's possessions taken away or destroyed
They lost everything in the fire.

Examples of lose everything in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In chaos and about to lose everything, Charlie turns to his chief counsel, Roger White (Aml Ameen), a man with a strongly ingrained sense of justice, who tries to keep his hands clean amid the dirty dealings in Atlanta. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 Very few of their assets have been confiscated by Western countries – and the Kremlin has given them a stark choice: support the motherland or lose everything. Tim Lister, CNN, 29 Jan. 2024 Hurricane Ian made landfall in south Florida last week as a category 4 hurricane — causing scores of people to lose everything. Maureen MacKey, Fox News, 8 Oct. 2022 While the terms impose heavy losses on shareholders—with the battered stock losing a further two-thirds overnight— investors like the Saudi National Bank that pumped in 1.5 billion francs late last year did not lose everything. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 24 Mar. 2023 Savers could lose everything The move comes as risks to the stability of China’s financial system are rising amid a housing market slump and economic slowdown. Laura He, CNN, 8 Mar. 2023 The state’s position now, Mr. Buschatzke said, is that everyone should make a meaningful contribution, and that nobody should lose everything. Christopher Flavelle Mira Rojanasakul, New York Times, 27 Jan. 2023 The series will follow a pair of pair of pampered Pakistani-American brothers named Mir (Asif Ali) and Raj Dar (Saagar Shaikh) who lose everything when their convenience-store magnate father suddenly dies. Selome Hailu, Variety, 31 Oct. 2022 Zelenskyy warned that neutrality was risky because a country could lose everything. Fox News, 25 Apr. 2022

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“Lose everything.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20everything. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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