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Definition:

If one person has more, another has less.

Example Dialogue:

A: I hear the new software is almost complete. But does it work?For Wall Street traders, it is a zero-sum game.
B: I agree. Each time I make money, someone else loses exactly the same amount.

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11 years, 1 month ago by anas # 405
[url]i would like to improve my enlish
10 years, 7 months ago by rati # 490
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good idiom and easy understanding
10 years, 7 months ago by Reemy # 496
Thanx a lot


Thats Great
9 years, 3 months ago by Evaldas # 759
I'm sorry but I don't understand the example dialogue. What A is saying? What is a zero-sum game for Wallstreet dealers? I do not understand.
8 years, 8 months ago by smith # 836
Have you ever gotten off a call at work and not understood what the person on the other end of the phone was saying to you? Have you ever walked through an office and overheard people talking what sounds like a foreign language?
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8 years, 8 months ago by David Rogers # 840
I've lived and worked in a number of countries where English was not spoken as the first language. I definitely know what you mean!

Best,

-David
8 years, 6 months ago by lucy # 873
thanks a lot,it is very useful for me.
6 years, 9 months ago by mohamed fahim # 1154
i am very intrest improve my english
6 years, 8 months ago by shabnam # 1159
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6 years, 8 months ago by amit # 1161
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6 years, 6 months ago by kiran gawas # 1175
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6 years, 4 months ago by hadeel # 1184
Hi all,
it is good expression and excellent explain
6 years, 4 months ago by hadeel # 1185
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6 years, 4 months ago by Radhika123 # 1191
hi,all
5 years, 10 months ago by song # 1226
Wonderful. But how can I make download to the audio?
5 years, 10 months ago by song # 1227
Wonderful. But how can I make download for the audio?
5 years, 2 months ago by Aysel # 1244
Unfortunately I didn't understand well.
5 years, 2 months ago by Goh # 1245
me too, I also not understand, who can explain? thanks.

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