Origin of bailout
Words nearby bailout
How to use bailout in a sentence
Weeks after a federal bailout helped Metro veer away from a fiscal crisis, the transit agency plans to borrow $360 million through bond sales to expedite construction projects officials say will make the system safer.Metro seeks bond sales to raise $360 million for capital projects|Justin George|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
They also say the bucks are expensive bailouts for badly managed Blue States.State Budgets Are In Tatters. Republicans in Washington Say Too Bad|Philip Elliott|February 4, 2021|Time
As head of the San Francisco Fed more than a decade ago, she sided with Wells Fargo on a question of whether banks were stable enough to resume paying dividends after the financial crisis and bank bailouts.
Experts have long feared that the weight of that ever-rising mountain of euros is so great only a Greece-like bailout can keep Italy from exiting the common currency.
The federal bailout was a needed injection for households and several industries, but it didn’t directly provide financial help to local governments served by the Metro system.Metro to lower its annual subsidy request from Washington-area jurisdictions|Justin George|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The bailout crybabies of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and all the rest are easy targets—and deserving ones, too.
Ex-AIG CEO Maurice ‘Hank’ Greenberg is in court seeking $40 billion from the government over its massive bailout.
The solution was a bailout—of AIG, and of the financial system as a whole.
In 1998, when the hedge fund Long Term Capital Management blew up, the New York Fed helped organize a $3.65 billion bailout.
Five months later, the New York Fed tried (without success) to organize a bailout of Lehman Brothers.
British Dictionary definitions for bailout (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bailout (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with bailout
Empty water out of a boat, usually by dipping with a bucket or other container. For example, We had to keep bailing out water from this leaky canoe. [Early 1600s]
Rescue someone in an emergency, especially a financial crisis of some kind, as in They were counting on an inheritance to bail them out. [Colloquial; 1900s]
Jump out of an airplane, using a parachute. For example, When the second engine sputtered, the pilot decided to bail out. [c. 1930]
Give up on something, abandon a responsibility, as in The company was not doing well, so John decided to bail out while he could still find another job. [Second half of 1900s]
See make bail.