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Be careful not to lose your money.
Be careful not to loose your money.

Lose (with one o) is the common verb meaning not to be able to find. Loose (with double o) is an adjective meaning unfastened, free: The horse was loose in the field.

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You don't look as your mother.
You don't look like your mother.

As is a conjunction, and is usually followed by a noun or pronoun in the nominative case. Like isn't a conjunction, but an adjective which behaves like a preposition being followed by a noun or pronoun in the objective case.

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She doesn't trust and her friends.
She doesn't trust even her friends.

And is a conjunction only, and we can't use it instead of the adverb even.

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I past by your house yesterday.
I passed by your house yesterday.

Past isn't a verb. The past tense and past participle of the verb to pass is passed.

We can use past as a noun: Don't think of the past; an adjective: The past week was warm; a preposition: We walked past the church; an adverb: The train went past.

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I found all the windows opened.
I found all the windows open.

The adjective is open. The past participle is opened: Somebody has opened all the windows.

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