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    (lost/quit) his job

    Do you also say "lose a job" instead of "quit a job"? Or does it sound awkward?

    ex)He (lost/quit) his job after a year and went to a fashion school.

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    Re: (lost/quit) his job

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Do you also say "lose a job" instead of "quit a job"? Or does it sound awkward?

    ex)He (lost/quit) his job after a year and went to a fashion school.
    If you quit your job, you leave voluntarily. If you lose it, you are forced to leave.

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