be broke


be broke
have no money, be bankrupt

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Broke — may refer to:* To being currently (but not necessarily permanently) out of money * The expression stone broke refers to a craftsman s stone bench being broken if he failed to pay his debts. (Robert L. Shook, The Book of Why , 1983) * Broke, New… …   Wikipedia

  • Broke, New South Wales — Broke is a village of approximately 400 people in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia in Singleton Shire. It is located 157 kilometres to the north of Sydney on the original early colonial road from Sydney to Singleton (26… …   Wikipedia

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  • Broke Hall — is a stately home in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. overlooking the River Orwell opposite Pin Mill. The gardens were landscaped by Humphry Repton in 1794. [ [http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/22499 TM2239 : 300 year old lime avenue to Broke Hall]… …   Wikipedia

  • Broke \x26 Famous — Broke Famous Saltar a navegación, búsqueda {{{nombre}}} {{{tipo}}} Duración 1 hr. 16 min. Broke Famous es el lanzamiento del dúo de reggaeton Ñejo Dalmata. Fue Lanzado en Diciembre 11 del 2007.[1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Broke — Broke, v. i. [See {Broker}, and cf. {Brook}.] 1. To transact business for another. [R.] Brome. [1913 Webster] 2. To act as procurer in love matters; to pimp. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We do want a certain necessary woman to broke between them, Cupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broke — past of break Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. broke …   Law dictionary

  • broke — [adj] without money bankrupt, beggared, bust*, cleaned out*, destitute, dirt poor*, flat broke*, impoverished, in Chapter 11*, in debt, indebted, indigent, insolvent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, ruined, stone broke*, strapped*, tapped out; …   New thesaurus

  • broke — past (and archaic past participle) of BREAK(Cf. ↑breakable). ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ having completely run out of money. ● go for broke Cf. ↑go for broke …   English terms dictionary

  • broke — [brōk] vt., vi. pt. of BREAK adj. Informal 1. having little or no ready money 2. bankrupt go broke Informal become penniless or bankrupt go for broke Slang to risk everything on an uncertain undertaking …   English World dictionary


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