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be cleaned out

To be emptied or devoid of money, food, resources, etc. I'd like to play another round of poker, but I'm totally cleaned out! I wish I could offer you some food to go with your tea, but I'm afraid we're cleaned out.
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cleaned out

1. Having significantly depleted finances. I'm cleaned out after the poker game last night, so can you pay for dinner? I just had all my bills come due at once, so I'm cleaned out right now.
2. Proverb Having been caused to thoroughly empty one's bowels. I am really cleaned out after that bout with the stomach bug.
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cleaned out

 
1. Fig. broke; with no money. I'm cleaned out. Not a cent left. Tom's cleaned out. How will he pay his bills now?
2. Fig. with one's digestive tract emptied. That medicine really left me cleaned out.
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cleaned out

1. mod. broke; with no money. Tom’s cleaned out. He’s broke. He’ll have to go home.
2. mod. with one’s digestive tract emptied. That medicine really left me cleaned out.
See also: clean, out