go for broke


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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

to risk everything and try as hard as possible to achieve something You can't possibly go for broke if you're afraid of what might happen if you don't succeed.
Related vocabulary: go all out
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go for broke

  (informal)
to risk everything in order to achieve the result you want She decided to go for broke and pursue her acting career full-time.
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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.
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