go for broke
phrasal to put forth all one's strength or resources

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go for broke — {v. phr.}, {slang} To risk everything on one big effort; use all your energy and skill; try as hard as possible. * /The racing car driver decided to go for broke in the biggest race of the year./ Compare: ALL OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go for broke — {v. phr.}, {slang} To risk everything on one big effort; use all your energy and skill; try as hard as possible. * /The racing car driver decided to go for broke in the biggest race of the year./ Compare: ALL OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go for broke — If someone goes for broke, they risk everything they have for a potentially greater gain …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • go for broke — ► to risk everything in the hope of having great success Main Entry: ↑broke …   Financial and business terms

  • go for broke — ► go for broke informal risk everything in an all out effort. Main Entry: ↑broke …   English terms dictionary

  • go for broke — verb risk everything in one big effort the cyclist went for broke at the end of the race • Hypernyms: ↑gamble, ↑chance, ↑risk, ↑hazard, ↑take chances, ↑adventure, ↑run a risk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Go for broke — is a phrase meaning to wager everything . It was popularized by the movie Go for Broke!, about a World War II Japanese American military unit, the 442nd Infantry Regiment.It can also mean: * Go For Broke Monument, a monument commemorating… …   Wikipedia

  • go for broke — in. to choose to risk everything; to try to succeed against great odds. □ I feel lucky today. I’ll go for broke. □ We decided to go for broke, and that is exactly how we ended up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go for broke — try your hardest, go all out    On my last jump I ll go for broke. I ll beat my best mark …   English idioms

  • go\ for\ broke — v. phr. slang To risk everything on one big effort; use all your energy and skill; try as hard as possible. The racing car driver decided to go for broke in the biggest race of the year. Compare: all out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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 …   New idioms dictionary

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