to lose, to lose sth.
Már megint elvesztettem a kulcsom.
I lost my keys yet again.
[Already again lost-I the keys-my.]
A csatát elvesztettem, de a háborút megnyertem.
I lost the battle, but I won the war.
[The battle(acc.) lost-I, but the war(acc.) won-I.]
veszít – “to lose” as well, but mostly used for losing games, bets, etc.
(meg)nyer – to win
(meg)talál – to find
(meg)keres – to search
Not to be confused with:
elveszteget – to let sth.go to waste
veszteget – to waste & to bribe
megveszteget – to bribe
uszít – to incite
eluszít – to chase so. away
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