lose money

idiom

: to spend more money than one earns
The company has been losing money for the past several years.

Examples of lose money in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But no nonprofits have been willing to take on the remaining 18 buildings, many of which require extensive repairs and lose money despite federal rent subsidies. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 11 July 2024 By Christine Emba You were always meant to lose money at Dave & Buster’s. Christine Emba, The Atlantic, 8 July 2024 And now that the Hollywood writers’ and actors’ strikes are settled, the production pipeline might start flowing again — if the industry isn’t actively destroying the business of movies in theaters en route to figuring out how to not lose money in the streaming lane. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune, 4 July 2024 People lose money while going through security for a few reasons. Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for lose money 

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

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