win or lose

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: whether one succeeds or fails Win or lose, we'll give it our best effort.

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“Win or lose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/win%20or%20lose. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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