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Idioms of the week – Lose one’s shirt

Posted by englishlessons on January 28, 2013

Definition:

lose all one’s money

Examples:

I don’t recommend investing in that deal. It’s very risky; you could lose your shirt.

He lost his shirt when he invested all his money in that company, and it went bankrupt.

Picture it:

Picture losing all your money and possessions, even your shirt.

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