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How to use dead loss in a sentence
The cartoonist, better known as Charb, was shot dead Wednesday.
A policewoman was shot dead this morning while law enforcement searched for the Charlie Lebdo killers.
How do you celebrate when happy occasions are colored by loss and absence?
One topic that comes up among the members, she says, is dealing with loss years later.
Absent a body, no one can say with absolute certainty whether Castro is dead, even if all signs point in that direction.
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Other Idioms and Phrases with dead loss
A total loss, as in They've changed the currency, so these old coins are a dead loss. [Early 1700s]
A worthless person or thing; also, an utter waste of time. For example, With an injured knee he's a dead loss to the team, or It rained every day, so our week at the beach was a dead loss. [1920s]