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Cops broke down the door of his home last night and were seen leaving with boxes and his dog. The Sun (2016)A third said they are broke after splashing out on presents and cannot bear to return to work. The Sun (2016)Saudi Arabia is going broke. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No wonder connections of Churchill have opted to go for broke in an awesome clash of racing's superpowers. The Sun (2016) Cops broke into the flat after staff in the chemist shop finally alerted them. The Sun (2009)Broke box office records for opening day sales. The Sun (2009)The attack was so ferocious that the kitchen knife he used broke twice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We could get sick or go broke. Christianity Today (2000) Cops broke into the flat after neighbours reported a bad smell. The Sun (2010)There is talk of hospitals going broke. The Sun (2014) Cops broke in after her parents grew worried. The Sun (2009)Their country is broke, so has little to lose. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it was one that both extended and broke away from classical Marxism. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)The country is broke and is horribly in debt, which needs urgent action. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He maintains he is broke after spending virtually the last 17 years behind bars. The Sun (2013)In fact he has been broke twice, and has always worked to an exhausting schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Broke record with deadly double. The Sun (2013)The French broke away and scored. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He said: 'I was flat broke. The Sun (2010)He said: 'I was broke and reached rock bottom. The Sun (2010)I was an actor, flat broke and selling records at Selfridges. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'broke'
British English: broke /brəʊk/ ADJECTIVE
If you are broke, you have no money.
He was broke when I married him.
- American English: broke
- Arabic: مُفْلِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: sem dinheiro
- Chinese: 一文不名的
- Croatian: koji je bez novaca
- Czech: na mizině
- Danish: flad uden penge
- Dutch: blut
- European Spanish: sin un duro
- Finnish: rahaton
- French: fauché
- German: pleite
- Greek: απένταρος
- Italian: al verde
- Japanese: 破産した
- Korean: 한푼 없는
- Norwegian: blakk
- Polish: spłukany
- European Portuguese: falido
- Romanian: falit
- Russian: безденежный
- Spanish: sin un centavo
- Swedish: pank
- Thai: ถังแตก
- Turkish: züğürt
- Ukrainian: розорений
- Vietnamese: hết tiền
Definition of broke from the Collins English Dictionary
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