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English definition of “lose your shirt”

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lose your shirt

US informal
to lose a lot of money, especially as a result of a bet (= money risked when you guess the result of something)
Translations of “lose your shirt”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因賭博而)輸得精光…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因赌博而)输得精光…
(Definition of lose your shirt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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