1. 1〔利益を失うこと〕(a) loss ((of))
    • 損をする
    • lose/suffer a loss
    • 損と得
    • losses and gains
    • それでは私の丸損だ
    • That would be a complete [《口》 dead] loss 「for me [on my part].
    • 損な買い物をした
    • It was a bad bargain.
    • 1万円損をして売る
    • sell at a loss of ten thousand yen
    • 彼に損をかけた
    • I caused him a loss.
    • その企画で100万円の損をした
    • I lost a million yen on that project.
    • わざわざ来たのに彼女に会えないなんて,損したな
    • I came specially to see her but couldn't. It was a wasted trip.
  1. 2〔不利〕
    • いやと言えない人は損な性格だ
    • People who can't say no tend to come out on the losing end.
    • そんなことで君の損にはならないだろう
    • You 「won't be the loser [will lose nothing] by it./You won't come out any the worse for it.
    • 彼は背が低いので損をしている
    • The fact that he is short works against him.
    • 字が下手だとずいぶん損だ
    • Bad handwriting is a great handicap.
    • いつも僕は損な役回りさ
    • I am always playing 「a loser's part [the part of a loser].
  1. 損して得取れLose a dime and win a dollar.