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    belong to?

    What is the proper way of saying this: The company belongs to the losers (meaning is one of the losers)?

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    Re: belong to?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roadster View Post
    What is the proper way of saying this: The company belongs to the losers (meaning is one of the losers)?
    "The company is one of the losers"; "The company is a loser."
    There's no proper way to say this unless there is a context. For example, if the company has gone bankrupt, you'd say, "The company has gone bankrupt". It depends on what exactly you mean by losing. Otherwise, it's a colloquial term which you can use for any company which you think is not performing well.

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    Re: belong to?

    "The company is among the losers" may work too.

    Not a teacher.

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