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Example sentences from the Web for bailout
The bailout crybabies of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and all the rest are easy targets—and deserving ones, too.
The solution was a bailout—of AIG, and of the financial system as a whole.Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn’t Generous Enough|Daniel Gross|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
It then helped design and implement the bailout of insurer AIG, which, like Bear Stearns, was not regulated by the Fed.
British Dictionary definitions for bailout (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bailout (2 of 2)
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.