That is FUCKED : I bet all my money I could hook a fish today and I lost.
|( ｘｘｘの ) ま＊け||
that's (Someone's) loss
|( を or に ) ま＊ける||
lose a game or fight or struggle. This can be used 2 different ways, which I'll elaborate on because I have time:
If you lose a game: Game WO maketa
If you lose TO Jerry: Jerry NI maketa
a win or lose situation. Fighting over a girl/boy. Not neccesairly the final, decisive battle, the Superbowl. . The game/battle is won or lost on account of ..XXX. .
Since it literally means 'losing dog,' you'd think that was a transliteration of the English 'underdog,' But no, it simply means loser or schlemiel. Japan doesn't really have much respect for plucky underdogs who dare to try and rise above their status.
a responsibility, usually financial, which is declared by a system. "If a guest falls off the hotel roof, it's the hotel's responsibility." "The parent is responsible for paying for the child's lunch at boarding school."
You lose MONEY when you UTILIZE corners.
You should of cut corners to make more money, and then use that money to bribe politicians to enact tort reform so the victims of your cut corners/ unsafe cars/botched surgery can't sue you.