at a great loss

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  • there’s no great loss without some gain — a 1641 D. FERGUSSON Scottish Proverbs (STS) no. 1408 Thair was never a grit loss without som small vantag. 1868 W. CLIFT Tim Bunker Papers 134 However, ‘there is no great loss but what there is some small gain,’ and Jake Frink claims that he has… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • loss — [ lɔs ] noun *** ▸ 1 no longer having something ▸ 2 having less than before ▸ 3 failure to win race etc. ▸ 4 money lost ▸ 5 death of someone ▸ 6 sadness from death/loss ▸ 7 disadvantage from loss ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the state of not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loss — W1S2 [lɔs US lo:s] n [: Old English; Origin: los destruction ] 1.) [U and C] the fact of no longer having something, or of having less of it than you used to have, or the process by which this happens loss of ▪ The court awarded Ms Dixon £7,000… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loss — noun 1 losing of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ appreciable, considerable, significant, substantial ▪ dramatic, great, huge, major, serious …   Collocations dictionary

  • loss */*/*/ — UK [lɒs] / US [lɔs] noun Word forms loss : singular loss plural losses 1) [countable/uncountable] the state of no longer having something because it has been taken from you or destroyed It was an ancient car anyway, so it was no great loss. job… …   English dictionary

  • loss — noun 1 NO LONGER HAVING STH (C, U) the fact of no longer having something you used to have: Job losses were common in the 1980s. (+ of): a temporary loss of memory | weight/blood etc loss | rapid hair loss 2 MONEY (C, U) money that has been lost… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • loss — The opposite of gain. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * loss loss [lɒs ǁ lɒːs] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the fact of no longer having something that you used to have, or having less of it: • loss of earnings through illness ˈjob loss… …   Financial and business terms

  • great — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 large in amount, degree, size, etc. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ very ▪ The play was a very great success …   Collocations dictionary

  • loss — [[t]lɒ̱s, AM lɔ͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ losses 1) N VAR: usu with supp Loss is the fact of no longer having something or having less of it than before. ...loss of sight... The loss of income for the government is about $250 million a month. loss...… …   English dictionary

  • loss*/*/*/ — [lɒs] noun 1) [C/U] the state of no longer having something job losses[/ex] a loss of confidence[/ex] The loss of his sight was a severe blow.[/ex] 2) [C/U] the state of having less of something than before a new treatment for hair loss[/ex]… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • loss — n. 1 the act or an instance of losing; the state of being lost. 2 a person, thing, or amount lost. 3 the detriment or disadvantage resulting from losing (that is no great loss). Phrases and idioms: at a loss (sold etc.) for less than was paid for …   Useful english dictionary


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