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    lost or loss

    And so was English. This pivotal battle reverberates down to us today because a lost to the Danes could very well have spelled the death of the young English language.

    Is there anything wrong with the underlined part? I think " a loss to" would be better since "lost" is not a noun.

    Am I right?



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    Re: lost or loss

    You are right.

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