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    loose one's inhibitions

    "That night he lost his inhibitions and told her how he loved her''

    Can I use "lose one's inhibitions" in this context?
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    Re: loose one's inhibitions

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    I'm not sure about your question but keep in mind that it's lose, not loose.
    The word loose exists, but if you're talking about a loss (he lost), it's lose.

    Cheers!

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    Re: loose one's inhibitions

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    I'm not sure about your question but keep in mind that it's lose, not loose.
    The word loose exists, but if you're talking about a loss (he lost), it's lose.

    Cheers!
    Is it proper use?

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    Re: loose one's inhibitions

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is it proper use?
    I presume you mean this:
    "That night he lost his inhibitions and told her how much he loved her.''
    Yes, it's correct.

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    Re: loose one's inhibitions

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I presume you mean this:
    "That night he lost his inhibitions and told her how much he loved her.''
    Yes, it's correct.
    Hope it doesn't sound formal,does it?

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    Re: loose one's inhibitions

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Hope it doesn't sound formal,does it?
    No, I wouldn't say so.

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