How do you say "lose" in french? (context below)?

I am trying to say "I think its because they are afraid to lose their culture to the immigrants" I have "Je pense que c’est parce que ils ont peur de pendre leur patrimoine culturel à la culturel des immigrés" I went to my professor today and she said to look up the verb to lose, since prendre... show more I am trying to say "I think its because they are afraid to lose their culture to the immigrants" I have "Je pense que c’est parce que ils ont peur de pendre leur patrimoine culturel à la culturel des immigrés" I went to my professor today and she said to look up the verb to lose, since prendre is correct. However there are a ton of dictionary entries for lose and I am not sure which one is correct. Can anyone tell me what the correct verb is to use here?
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