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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 208. The idiom today is lose one's

  • shirt. Okay let's take a look at that note. If someone loses his or her shirt. They

  • lose a great deal of money especially on a bet or investment. The implication you

  • know, this is what's implied. This is what is suggested of this idiom is that you

  • lost almost everything you own. So you lost so much maybe even have to take off

  • your shirt or give up your shirt. I guess that's the idea behind it. So you lost a

  • great percentage of what you own or your savings or something like that.

  • All right. Let's continue. Let's look at the two examples we have here.

  • Jack bet everything he had on that stock and when it crashed, he really lost his

  • shirt. Yeah that's just the way we would use it. And number two.

  • MR. Jones put most of his savings into that company and when it went bankrupt

  • he really lost his shirt. So he lost most of his savings. Maybe has to start all

  • over again. He lost his shirt. Okay. Anyway, I hope you

  • got it. I hope it was clear. Thank you for your time.

  • Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 208. The idiom today is lose one's

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A2 BEG US shirt lost bet idiom lose implied

English Tutor Nick P Idioms (208) Lose One's Shirt

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