OHWAD-Basic words





to lose, to lose sth.




Example sentences:

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.]


Related terms:

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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