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The team is a busted flush. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He's broke and busted but still gets to shake a leg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We don't have enough for ourselves let alone a busted flush currency like the euro. The Sun (2011)It really matters now, now we can see that copycat politics is a busted flush. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I ended up with a busted lip. The Sun (2013)I reckon that particular musicals wheeze is a busted flush. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both banks are busted flushes but shareholders who take up the issue will make money and here's why. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You're going to get busted. The Sun (2014)Could China be a busted flush? Times, Sunday Times (2013)What have you been doing since Busted split in 2005? The Sun (2014)So here are ten reasons why the World Cup is a busted flush. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a busted flush, rumbled, found out and found wanting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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