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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.
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go bust

To go bankrupt.
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Last year, 43 brand names went bust, closing 2,594 stores.
Their travel agency went bust on July 24.The Interior Ministry will send three aircraft to Albania to pick up 84 Slovak holidaymakers whose travel agency, Albania Travel, went bust on Tuesday (July 24), the TASR newswire learnt on July 25.The ministry was asked for help by the assistance service of an insurance company, which will pay the entire cost for transporting these holidaymakers, Interior Ministry spokesman Petar Lazarov told the newswire.Beata Lipscaronicovaacute, PR specialist of the Uniqua insurer, which insured Albania Travel, stated that the insurer initially approached commercial carriers, but it was complicated to hire planes in the midst of the holiday season.
According to the Centre for Retail Research, more stores went bust in the first three months of 2018 than the whole of last year.
Lawrence Hunt, 50, was chief of two others that went bust with losses running into millions.
Ross had loaned cash to Gillespie's dad Graham, who went bust with debts of almost PS13million.
Martine McCutcheon, who played Tiffany Mitchell, Big Mo actress Laila Morse, and Joe Swash, who appeared as Mickey Miller, all went bust in 2013.
Summary: The Government is involved in a bitter struggle with the businessmen who banked millions as MG Rover went bust.
A Birmingham businessman who is owed about pounds 50,000 following the collapse of Bloxwich Engineering has seen his losses double - when the firm's new owners also went bust.
SCORES of workers who lost company pensions after their employers went bust stopped traffic in central London yesterday as part of a protest to highlight their plight.
Research firm VentureOne has shown that one in five of the dot-com companies launched in the late 1990s went bust before first stage backers saw any return on their investment.
Last year, 43 brand names went bust, closing 2,594 stores and in the first two months of 2019 a further 15 brands vanished from the shopping centres and high streets for good.
McIndoe is said to have approached potential investors, including other football stars, on behalf of the failed scheme that went bust in 2011.
UP to 2,700 jobs are at risk after one of Britain's largest parcel delivery companies went bust over Christmas.
According to data from government journal The Gazette, 17 people from the two areas went bust in November - 23% down on the total of 22 in the previous month.