win or lose


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

Examples of win or lose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ahead of the game, remind everyone that the goal is to have fun together, not just to win or lose, while also acknowledging that everyone will have a turn and have a chance to do their best. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 27 Oct. 2023 Knight said his work at the Alabama State Council on the Arts has shown him that win or lose, the application process holds value for those who apply. Lawrence Specker |, al, 15 Sep. 2023 Taylor, 40, has been known to go home after Bengals games, win or lose, and play catch in the backyard with his sons. Jason Williams, The Enquirer, 9 Sep. 2023 Sabalenka won the Australian Open in January and will rise to No. 1 in the world on Monday for the first time, win or lose. Harold Maass, The Week, 8 Sep. 2023 Cleveland, Ohio With its flourishing job market, Cleveland is known for its incredible dining scene and the enthusiasm of its sports fans, regardless of whether its teams win or lose. Nina Derwin, Redbook, 17 Aug. 2023 But the return to Round Rock — win or lose — caps a standout year for the high school across all athletic programs, showing its culture and talent transcend school size. Lia Assimakopoulos, Dallas News, 7 June 2023 The core of democracy is holding free and fair elections and then abiding by the results, win or lose. Susan Page, USA TODAY, 2 Aug. 2023 The most urgent question is not whether the United States or China will win or lose in the race for AI dominance. Henry Farrell, Foreign Affairs, 31 Aug. 2022 See More

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“Win or lose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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