dead\ broke

• stone-broke
• dead broke
• flat broke
adj informal
Having no money; penniless.

Jill wanted to go to the movies but she was stone-broke.

The man gambled and was soon flat broke.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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