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    Default Pronunciation of "Lose & Loose"

    Hi all!
    Are "Lose & Loose" pronounced differently?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uthman View Post
    Hi all!
    Are "Lose & Loose" pronounced differently?
    Thank you all!
    Lose ends with a /z/ sound. Lose ryhmes with choose, bruise, whose.
    Loose ends with an /s/ sound. Loose ryhmes with noose, Bruce, Zeus.



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    Thanks for your helpful answer Rusty!

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