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use it or lose it

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Definition


A skill is not utilized will vanish.

Context : Education
Category: Idiom
Semantic: 

Usage of “use it or lose it”

  1. Although he was skilled at math at a young age, that is no longer the case. I guess if you don't use it, you lose it.

Examples of idiom “use it or lose it” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'petebobbinsguru'
    petebobbinsguru:

    "use it or lose it" - Jimmy Connors

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'alyshanett'
    alyshanett:

    @RedrumCollab you get back. No use it or lose it policy because as a client they're still paying..

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'airwlf405'
    airwlf405:

    I gotta start writing again! Like they say: use it or lose it! I just want to know when I get my "They" name tag? :]

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'nonajessie'
    nonajessie:

    Discipline is all about exercising when you don't want to. You gotta use it or lose it. #EastWick

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'SladeDouglas'
    SladeDouglas:

    Muscles can not turn to fat. However, if you do not use your muscle it will waste away The choice is yours use it or lose it!