Lose or Loose

Lose or loose
Is it loose or will I lose it?

I get confused between lose and loose.  I have no problem with reading them in context.

I’m sure it’s to do with their pronunciation. In my head I try to make the right choice by comparing their sounds with chose and choose.

That’s not the way to do it.

My reminder post:

Lose – sounds like “looozz”.  Rhymes with “snooze”

  • No longer have something.
  • Fail to get or win.

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Chose or Choose

Chose or choose meaning
Do I choose or yes, I chose correctly.

Sometimes, for some reason, occasionally I forget whether to chose or choose.

So a reminder post for me:

Choose – pick out or select

  • Choose from a choice of options.
  • Choose from a selection of alternatives.


  • Choose what colour flowers to buy.
  • Choose which park we’ll visit today.

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