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Go for Broke

You use the expression ‘Go for Broke’ to indicate that you’re going to take a big risk, even if it means losing everything in the process.

Example of use: “I’ve been known to go for broke while playing Monopoly; I usually buy as many hotels as I can.”

Interesting fact about Go for Broke

Not surprisingly, the term ‘go for broke’ comes from gambling, where people bet all of their money in the hope of winning more.