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We face a dilemma because although everybody is better off than they've ever been at any time in our history, we've also got the biggest gap between the rich and the poor that we've ever had, and we've potentially got a planet which is going to go bust any day.
Stuart Rose

Meaning of "go bust" in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO BUST

go back
go back to the mat
go back to the pa
go bad
go bail
go ballistic
go bang
go begging
go belly up
go bung
go bush
go by
go by the board
go by the wayside
go commando
go critical
go crook
go crook at
go dark
go down

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO BUST

adjust
august
bandobust
beer bust
blockbust
boom and bust
boom-bust
bundobust
bust
cocaine bust
combust
dust
exhaust
holocaust
just
lust
must
robust
rust
trust

Synonyms and antonyms of go bust in the English dictionary of synonyms

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SYNONYMS OF «GO BUST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «go bust» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of go bust

Translation of «go bust» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO BUST

Find out the translation of go bust to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go bust from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go bust» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

破产
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir a la quiebra
570 millions of speakers

English

go bust
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बंद हो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفلس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обанкротиться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

falir
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আবক্ষ মূর্তি যেতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire faillite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pergi payudara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pleite gehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

倒産する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가슴 을 이동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bukak bust
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phá sản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மார்பளவு செல்லுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बस्ट जा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İflas etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fallire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bankrutują
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

збанкрутувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

merge bust
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χρεοκοπήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gaan kyk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå i konkurs
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå bust
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO BUST»

The term «go bust» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.568 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about go bust

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QUOTES WITH «GO BUST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word go bust.
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Stuart Rose
We face a dilemma because although everybody is better off than they've ever been at any time in our history, we've also got the biggest gap between the rich and the poor that we've ever had, and we've potentially got a planet which is going to go bust any day.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO BUST»

Discover the use of go bust in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to go bust and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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When Insurers Go Bust: An Economic Analysis of the Role and ...
Drawing lessons from the failures of four insurance companies, When Insurers Go Bust dramatically advances this debate by arguing that the current approach to insurance regulation should be replaced with mechanisms that replicate the ...
Guillaume Plantin, Jean-Charles Rochet, 2009
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Lust Or Go Bust
She s determined to make him her man but can he commit to her when he s in love with another woman? Can Briana lure him to St. Lucia, into her open arms for one night of unbridled lust? It s either lust, or go bust..."
Aurora Rose Lynn, 2007
3
The Coming Internet Depression: Why the High-Tech Boom Will ...
Predicts a severe recession in the near future surrounding the Internet, drawing comparisons between the economy of today and that of the 1920s while explaining how investors, workers, and businesses can survive and recover. 40,000 first ...
Michael J. Mandel, 2000
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American Motorcyclist
bust? We've all heard it a number of times-Harleys are hot right now with the media and with social trendsetters. But when the fad moves on, Harley will go bust as guickly as it boomed. Harley's detractors always say that the bust is just around ...
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Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives
You will then go bust if you hit and the next card is anything between 6 and king and this has probability 8/13, about 62% (if you get an ace you of course count this as 1, not 11). Should you take this risk? It depends on what the dealer has.
Peter Olofsson, 2013
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Bust: Greece, the Euro and the Sovereign Debt Crisis
And the rescue package agreed a few weeks earlier in Brussels, while it might mean Spain was not about to go bust, was not going to do anything about that. □ □ □ Spain's smaller southern neighbor, Portugal, doesn't usually loom large in ...
Matthew Lynn, 2010
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Grow Your Phone Room Or Go Bust: Make Money on the Telephone ...
This is boot camp for Phone Call Protocol - no matter what product or service you sell or your company provides to your customers.
A Nicole C O'Neill, 2009
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Regulating financial stability in higher education: ...
Do you see any institutions as likely to go bust? Various people pointed to institutions that could go bust, and they all pointed to other people than themselves. They said weaker institutions could go bust; do you see any as likely ? Professor ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts, 2011
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Go It Alone: The Streetwise Secrets of Self Employment
I asked quite boldly and unequivocally, 'Do your small business customers go bust?' 'Often,' came the reply. Listen, dear reader, do you want to go bust? Do you think it is a risk worth taking, a bit of a gamble? Well, believe me, it shouldn't be.
Geoff Burch, 2011
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Thoughts and Utterances: The Pragmatics of Explicit ...
Speaking confidentially, the company is about to go bust. b. To put it frankly, the company has no future. (53) a. The company is about to go bust. b. (In telling you this) I am speaking confidentially. The upshot is as described in the previous ...
Robyn Carston, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO BUST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term go bust is used in the context of the following news items.
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What everybody needs to know about the deal to save Greece – and …
If Greece defaulted on its debt, the French and German banks that had lent it money might go bust, and the banks that had lent them money ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
2
Pete Rose by any other name – “unsavory” “degenerate”
If you go bust, you lose regardless of whether the dealer busts, too. If both you and the dealer bust, the house wins. Even when you see both ... «Atlantic City Weekly, Jul 15»
3
6 key things to understand about Greece's crisis and what's next
If Greece defaulted on its debt, the French and German banks that had lent it money might go bust, and the banks that had lent them money ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
Avoid a big headache
... concern, as money locked in an insurance policy is not guaranteed by the Deposit Protection Agency in cases where insurers go bust. «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
5
Not all Blue Skies for Rolls Royce as Maintenance Moves From First …
Rolls isn't going to go bust by any means, but the firm's cancellation of its share buyback program and its third profit warning has supported ... «MetalMiner, Jul 15»
6
Greek crisis prompts unusual pension problem
... chief executive of the UK's Pension Protection Fund, which pays compensation to members of final-salary schemes if their employers go bust, ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Precious little left to salvage from Ellendale diamond mine - The …
The full fallout is yet to settle, but it is almost certain that a host of unpaid contractors will also go bust, putting more people out of work and ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
8
Mechanics of changing Greek currency are Byzantine at best
Many would go bust. And the new currency would struggle to find acceptance in the marketplace. "There would be a competition in Greece ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
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Low tax and high fees consume Future Fund
The Pension Protection Fund, which pays compensation to members of final-salary schemes if their employers go bust, said it has been given ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
10
The Greek Drama through the eyes of a Greek
Well, it was, but it takes a bad creditor and a bad lender to go bust. It is well known that, at that time, the German government was eager to write ... «Pulse, Jul 15»

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