went bust

went bust
broke down, became useless

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bust — 01. My little brother [bust] his arm when he fell out of the cherry tree. 02. The police [busted] him for possession of marijuana. 03. Marius has a [bust] of Beethoven on his piano to inspire him when he plays. 04. Hailey kind of slouches over… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • bust — bust1 [ bʌst ] noun * 1. ) count a model of the head and shoulders of a person made out of stone, wood, metal, etc.: a bust of Shakespeare 2. ) count a woman s breasts, used especially when taking their measurements: Measure the hips, waist, and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bust — ▪ I. bust bust 1 [bʌst] adjective informal FINANCE go bust if a business goes bust, it cannot continue to operate because it does not have enough money to pay its debts: • The company eventually went bust, leaving debts of £7 million.   [m0] ▪ II …   Financial and business terms

  • bust — I UK [bʌst] / US noun Word forms bust : singular bust plural busts * 1) [countable] a model of the head and shoulders of a person made out of stone, wood, metal etc a bust of Shakespeare 2) [countable] a woman s breasts, used especially when… …   English dictionary

  • bust — [[t]bʌ̱st[/t]] busts, busting, busted (The form bust is used as the present tense of the verb, and can also be used as the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB If you bust something, you break it or damage it so badly that it cannot be used.… …   English dictionary

  • bust up phrasal — verb informal 1 (I) to argue angrily and stop being lovers, partners, or friends: They bust up after six years of marriage. 2 (transitive bust something up) to prevent something from continuing: Angry protesters bust up the meeting. 3 (transitive …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bust (magazine) — BUST is an United States based feminist magazine that addresses a variety of young women s interests, including celebrity interviews, music, fashion, art, crafting, sex and news.BUST s official Web site [http://bust.com bust.com ] features the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bust Waste Hip — Infobox Album Name = Bust Waste Hip Type = studio Longtype = Artist = The Blue Hearts Cover size = 150 Caption = Released = September 10, 1990 February 10, 1993 (rerelease) Recorded = Avaco Creative Studio Genre = Punk rock Length = 52:02… …   Wikipedia

  • bust — I. n 1. an arrest, especially for possession of illicit drugs. An item of hippy jargon which originated in the early 1960s and which by the late 1980s had become a common enough colloquialism to be used in the written and broadcast media. In… …   Contemporary slang

  • go bust — ► if a company goes bust, it is forced to close because it is financially unsuccessful: »He believes that banks should be allowed to go bust. »A thousand employees lost their jobs when the company went bust. Main Entry: ↑bust …   Financial and business terms

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