go for broke


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go for broke

To give something one's full effort. We have to go for broke with this marketing campaign if we want our product launch to be successful.
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go for broke

to risk everything; to try as hard as possible. Okay, this is my last chance. I'm going for broke. Look at Mary starting to move in the final hundred yards of the race! She is really going for broke.
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go for broke

COMMON If you go for broke, you put all your efforts or resources into a plan or idea to try to make it succeed. I had already won the Under-16 British squash championships, and I decided to go for broke and turn professional. In London's West End there is a reluctance to take risks with new plays while going for broke on musicals. Note: Go-for-broke can also be used before a noun. Three astronauts plan to walk in space today in a go-for-broke effort to retrieve a communications satellite. Note: If a gambler goes for broke, they put all their money on one game or on one hand of cards.
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go for broke

risk everything in an all-out effort. informal
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go for ˈbroke

(informal) risk everything in one determined effort to do something: I decided to go for broke and start my own business.
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go for broke

in. to choose to risk everything; to try to succeed against great odds. We decided to go for broke, and that is exactly how we ended up.
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The Go For Broke National Education Center's mission is to teach and preserve the history and legacy of American veterans of Japanese ancestry whose heroism and sacrifice during WWII triumphed over racism and intolerance.
Go for broke at $20 an ounce for a cut of the finest beef on the planet, the true Japanese 100 percent Wagyu beef from Kujisawa Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
Reyna will lead a USA team who will have to go for broke here in their bid to reach the second stage of the World Cup Finals for the first time since they hosted the tournament in 1994.