Hit and Lose


Hit verb - To obtain (as a goal) through effort.
Usage example: the rock band hit “the big time” with their third album

Lose is an antonym for hit in topics: strike, accomplish, collide.

Nearby Word: hitting


Lose verb - To be unable to find or have at hand.

Hit is an antonym for lose.

Nearby Words: loser, losing

Common collocations

someone hit someone lose someone
time hit time lose time
way hit way lose way
level hit level lose level
Other words: head, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / SaGa Frontier If they continue to get hit and lose all their life points, the character is Killed Off for Real.
  • Video Game / Hyrule: Total War If they hit and lose and then rout, none of them survive because they'll be run down in moments by much faster enemy infantry.
  • One-Hit-Point Wonder Meaning that not only is the carrier a one-hit wonder, it's also a one-hit wonder against you, AND it's your own fault if you lose that way!
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