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    lose

    What does "lose" mean in the following context?

    Accordion Charts help you to see where these limitations lie and how to overstep them. So let your imagination and ingenuity lose by playing the accordian!

    Is this saying "bring your imagination and ingenuity into full play"?

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    Re: lose

    Let it loose -- as though you were taking it off a leash, so now it can run free.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: lose

    Wow! I think we've managed to find the one person on the internet using "lose" where "loose" is actually intended. Instead of the other way around.

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    Re: lose

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Wow! I think we've managed to find the one person on the internet using "lose" where "loose" is actually intended. Instead of the other way around.
    Hypercorrection?

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    #5

    Re: lose

    Ah! It was "loose"!

    Thank you all.

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    Re: lose

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Wow! I think we've managed to find the one person on the internet using "lose" where "loose" is actually intended. Instead of the other way around.
    That would make him the internet's only real looser.

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