Go for broke

"" is a phrase meaning "to wager everything". It was popularized by the movie Go for Broke!, about a World War II Japanese American military unit, the 442nd Infantry Regiment.

It can also mean:
* Go For Broke Monument, a monument commemorating Japanese Americans who served in the United States Army during World War II, including the 442nd.
* "Going for Broke" (1977 film), a 1977 Danish film
* "Going for Broke" (2003 film), a 2003 television movie
* Going for Broke (album), a 1984 album by Eddy Grant


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  • for broke — See: GO FOR BROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for broke — See: GO FOR BROKE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for\ broke — See: go for broke …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go for broke — verb risk everything in one big effort the cyclist went for broke at the end of the race • Hypernyms: ↑gamble, ↑chance, ↑risk, ↑hazard, ↑take chances, ↑adventure, ↑run a risk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • go for broke — {v. phr.}, {slang} To risk everything on one big effort; use all your energy and skill; try as hard as possible. * /The racing car driver decided to go for broke in the biggest race of the year./ Compare: ALL OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go for broke — {v. phr.}, {slang} To risk everything on one big effort; use all your energy and skill; try as hard as possible. * /The racing car driver decided to go for broke in the biggest race of the year./ Compare: ALL OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go for broke — If someone goes for broke, they risk everything they have for a potentially greater gain …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • go for broke — in. to choose to risk everything; to try to succeed against great odds. □ I feel lucky today. I’ll go for broke. □ We decided to go for broke, and that is exactly how we ended up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go for broke — ► to risk everything in the hope of having great success Main Entry: ↑broke …   Financial and business terms

  • go for broke — ► go for broke informal risk everything in an all out effort. Main Entry: ↑broke …   English terms dictionary

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