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    Lightbulb Just the difference

    Can you please show me the defference between these two sentences :
    Body water looses throught perspiration and urine
    Body water looses in perspiration and urine
    I think they are the same but the two words "in" and" through" make me confused
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    Arrow Re: Just the difference

    "The body loses water through perspiration and urination."
    Neither sentence you have makes any sense. Especially if using the word "in".


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    Red face Re: Just the difference

    So you mean it's wrong if we use "in" ?

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    Re: Just the difference

    You should use 'through' and the verbs is 'loses' not 'looses'.

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    Wink Re: Just the difference

    Bigbugforeveryone, I thought of this:

    "Body water is lost through perspiration and urination."
    That`s closer to what you were trying to say. And you still cannot use "in".

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