14/04/16 “Difference between Beat and Win”
You can win (in) a game, a race, a battle, an argument etc, and you can win a prize, money etc. You can beat a person that you’re playing/ arguing/ fighting etc against. Compare:
My girlfriend usually wins when we play poker.
My girlfriend beat me at poker the first time we played.
My girlfriend won me at poker…)
Both verbs are irregular:
beat – beat – beaten
win – won – won
- Curso: “Advanced Contract Drafting”