Idioms about broke
- to become destitute of money or possessions.
- to go bankrupt: In that business people are forever going broke.
Origin of broke
Words nearby broke
How to use broke in a sentence
The go-for-broke bidding underscores how crucial these midband frequencies are to companies trying to seize global leadership in emerging 5G technology.5G airwave bids soar past $76 billion to set auction record|Verne Kopytoff|January 5, 2021|Fortune
See, no one has ever gone broke selling stuff to women who have been convinced that there’s something wrong with them.
Then he moved to New York, worked as a business analyst, went broke.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.|Kent Babb|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
You could lose everything, including that solid business, and end up broke and living in a culvert beneath a freeway.
Irma, after all, broke weather records for how powerful and sustained it was.Political rhetoric may impact your hurricane preparedness|Ula Chrobak|September 11, 2020|Popular-Science
The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.
“We broke off shortly after because we were more ambitious,” says Lean.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Riots broke out in 1994, after Iranian authorities replaced a Sunni mosque in Mashad with a development project.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two sides taunted and insulted each other but with police separating them no violence broke out.
In October, news broke that Regal hired Morgan Stanley to explore a possible sale.The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.
The great plague of this and the subsequent year broke out at St. Giles, London.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The Senora Moreno's heart broke within her, when those words passed her lips to her adored Felipe.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Walls End Castle, when the party broke up, returned to its normal state.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for broke
Other Idioms and Phrases with broke
see flat broke; go broke; go for (broke); if it ain't broke don't fix it. Also see under break.