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bust (one)

To arrest one for an illegal act. The police busted us for underage drinking.
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bust

(one's) ass (to do something) and break one's balls to do something; bust one's butt to do something; bust one's nuts to do something Sl. to work very hard to do something. (The expressions with balls and nuts are said typically, but not necessarily, of a male. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) I've been busting my nuts to get this thing done on time, and now they don't want it! The new boss expects you to bust your nuts every minute you are at work at the warehouse.

bust

(someone's) balls Go to break (someone's) balls.

bust

(someone's) stones Go to break (someone's) balls.

bust someone one

Sl. to punch someone; to give someone a punch, probably in the face. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning 'hit' here.) You better shut up, or I'll bust you one! You want me to bust you one? I will if you do that again.
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bust

verb
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bust

1. n. a failure. The whole project was a bust from the beginning.
2. tv. to reduce someone’s rank. (Originally military, now also in civilian use as with the police.) The brass busted her on the spot.
3. n. a riotous drinking party. There was a big bust in the park until two in the morning.
4. n. a raid by the police. I knew it was a bust the minute they broke in the door.
5. tv. [for the police] to raid a place. The bacon busted Bill’s bar and put Bill in the slammer.
6. tv. to arrest someone. The feds finally busted Frank on a tax rap.
7. n. an arrest. The bust was carried off without much stress.
8. tv. to inform on someone, leading to an arrest. Tom busted Sam because there’s bad blood between them.
9. n. the police. Here comes the bust. Beat it!
10. Go to busted.

bust (one's)

ass/balls/butt Vulgar Slang
To make a strenuous effort; work very hard.
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The Internal Security Forces busted one of Lebanon's largest narcotics networks after a monthslong surveillance operation, the ISF announced Wednesday.
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We set off with the male contingent in the tow-car, and the female pair in the busted one.
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London, October 10 ( ANI ): Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon following mission commander Neil Armstrong, has busted one of the many myths attached to the Apollo 11 landing - that the pair didn't get along.
Taking stern action against the kidnappers, we have busted one active group with recovery of sophisticated weapons from their possession in previous week, he said adding steps are afoot to ensure peace in Quetta.
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As revealed by the ECHO this week the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) busted one of Britain's biggest ever cocaine rings - worth a potential pounds 4bn - that was being run by gangs from Liverpool and London, and centred around a phone box in the city centre.
POLICE have busted one of the most sophisticated cannabis factories ever found in Coventry.
After he busted one crew who went AWOL when they were supposed to be repairing track, weeks of CCTV images were reviewed.
Tll take the busted one and you can have the hot one, we'll switch off next time.
But the innocuous photos gave detectives the crucial evidence that busted one of the most brazen cons in criminal history.
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Down on the football field, a youngster busted one up the middle for a long gain and a touchdown.