flat\ 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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  • flat broke — See: STONE BROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flat broke — See: STONE BROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flat broke — (informal) Having no money whatsoever • • • Main Entry: ↑flat * * * flat ˈbroke idiom (BrE also stony ˈbroke) (informal) completely ↑broke …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat broke — ► FINANCE, ACCOUNTING used to emphasize that someone or something has no money at all: »A spokesman said that the credit crunch had left the company flat broke . Main Entry: ↑broke …   Financial and business terms

  • flat broke — index impecunious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flat broke — mod. having no money at all. □ Sorry, I’m flat broke. Not a cent on me. □ You may be flat broke, but you will find a way to pay your electricity bill or you will live in the dark …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • flat broke — having no money, out of cash    By the end of my first term at university, I was flat broke …   English idioms

  • flat broke — have no money I have been flat broke since I stopped working last month …   Idioms and examples

  • flat broke — penniless, bankrupt, destitute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flat broke —  Penniless …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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