unlosable

unlosable

(ʌnˈluːzəbəl)
adj
(of a contest, election, game, etc) impossible to lose, or thought to be impossible to lose
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At that time, Labor was in government, and the coalition managed to lose what is frequently described as "the unlosable election." It is also no coincidence that Labor, which is Australia's party of reform, has been in power for only 29 of Australia's 74 postwar years.
The opposition Labor Party, meanwhile, began another bout of post-election soul searching while starting the task of finding a new leader, after Bill Shorten stepped down following an emphatic defeat on Saturday in a poll many had seen as unlosable for his party.
The drip proof ice cream cone won out over the unlosable wind proof umbrella.
However, the ultimate restraint on Trump's actions must come from the votes of the American people, whether that be in the off-year congressional faceoffs this November (where the Democrats hope to retake control of the House and Senate), or the next presidential battle in 2020, when the Dems must select a more-worthy candidate than 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton, perhaps the sole person capable of losing an unlosable election to the likes of Donald Trump.
The power of this doctrine is that it can turn an unwinnable case into one that is nearly unlosable. The first advantage is obviously that any hearsay statement of the declarant becomes admissible for the truth of the matter it asserts.
The anger on the right is enormous as Francois Fillon, through sheer venality, seems to have managed to lose an unlosable election.
This is an extremely serious situation and profoundly upsetting" Independent peer Lady Lane-Fox, above "No election is unwinnable; no election is unlosable" Australian Lynton Crosby, who helped the Tories win last May's general election "Sarah Palin endorsing Donald Trump is like toxic waste endorsing the bubonic plague" Writer Kathy Lette "Seldom one of life's smilers, is Theresa.
Over the years, many great Wasps sides have followed up significant wins with embarrassing defeats in games that looked unlosable. For instance, in 1999 Wasps beat Bath 35-0 (the first time in their history Bath failed to score a point), then followed it up with a 25-23 defeat at Bedford a week later.
Over against the doubt and mistrust of the "Athenian afraid to leave Athens because where else would he find sun and moon?" (WP, 166) Wordsworth's faith in nature as in something unlosable, as something bound to reappear if not here, then there, weirdly enough makes possible the loss, abandonment, or destruction of particular objects, and removal from particular places--even as it predicates the love of these objects on their repeatability and easy replaceability:
Then all at once the quarrel sank: Everyone felt the same, And every life became A brilliant breaking of the bank, A quite unlosable game.
The rest is history, as the YRAW campaign gained momentum and the Howard government was defeated, with government Ministers including the Prime Minister losing unlosable seats.
(I realized after I had irrevocably locked in my wager.) I had made a math error in my hurried mental calculations and set myself up to potentially lose an unlosable game.