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go bust

To experience financial failure or ruin, often as of a business. I'm going to go bust if I have to pay any more medical bills this month! I'm surprised his business went bust—I really thought it was poised for success.
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go ˈbust

(informal) (of a business) fail financially; become bankrupt: The firm went bust and fifty workers lost their jobs.
See also: bust, go
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go bust

To go bankrupt.
See also: bust, go
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