Definition of “you've got nothing to lose” - English Dictionary

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“you've got nothing to lose” in British English

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you've got nothing to lose

also what have you got to lose? informal

used to say that you cannot make things worse, or cause any disadvantages for yourself by doing a particular thing:

Why don't you take the job? You've got nothing to lose.

(Definition of “you've got nothing to lose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)