Adjective > Broke

Adjective > Broke

not having any money

She is broke and homeless.

Can I borrow 10 dollars? I’m broke until payday.

I’m flat broke. = (Brit) I’m stony broke. [=I have no money at all]

go broke informal

to spend or lose all of your money

He went broke after he lost his job.

The company could go broke if the economy doesn’t improve soon.

go for broke informal

to do something that is dangerous or that could result in complete failure in order to try to achieve success

She decided to go for broke and start her own restaurant.

if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it informal

— used to say that you should not try to change something that is working well