flop, bust, fizzle(noun)
a complete failure
"the play was a dismal flop"
female chest, bust(noun)
the chest of a woman
a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
bust, tear, binge, bout(adj)
an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
"they went on a bust that lasted three days"
broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke(verb)
"`skint' is a British slang term"
"He busted my radio!"
rupture, demote, kick downstairs, tear, cave in, collapse, let on, break-dance, split up, interrupt, offend, reveal, die, disclose, soften, expose, pause, fail, smash, erupt, wear out, weaken, get around, go bad, break up, recrudesce, transgress, break away, split, unwrap, come apart, bankrupt, crack, ruin, dampen, break, give away, get out, break off, separate, fall apart, break out, fall in, give out, go, founder, break in, break dance, stop, intermit, divulge, breach, check, snap off, damp, violate, infract, give, fracture, bring out, break down, discontinue, give way, conk out, better, part, relegate, burst, wear, raid, bump, snap, go against, discover, develop, let out
search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
"The police raided the crack house"
tear, rupture, snap, bust(verb)
separate or cause to separate abruptly
"The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
wear out, buck, snatch up, click, fall apart, shoot, burst, flick, deplume, break down, crack, displume, pluck, photograph, break, shoot down, lose it, tear, raid, pull, wear, charge, snap, snatch, deplumate, snarl, rupture
break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart(verb)
go to pieces
"The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
crack, raid, tire out, break away, give way, hold out, soften, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, assume, jade, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, tire, break out, separate, don, split, give away, damp, wear off, smash, get into, interrupt, have on, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, wear down, break-dance, break up, check, wear thin, give out, break in, give, split up, wear upon, better, burst, go bad, endure, rupture, breach, break off, disclose, erupt, weary, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fatigue, break down, fall in, tear, put on, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, fag out, offend, kick downstairs, bear, part, infract, outwear, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, go to pieces, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, snap, wear
break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
"The dam burst"
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How to use bust in a sentence?
Never quit, not even when you bust your gut i.e. not even when you've made a strenuous effort. For, you ought to press on until you make it.
President Moon has to really deliver in terms of making President Donald Trump feel like this summit isn't going to go bust, no one wants to walk into a meeting that's going to fail. I think tomorrow's meeting is critical in terms of whether we're really going to have Washington and Pyongyang meeting.
Previous boom-bust cycles in Chinese stocks have also shown little or no connection to (apparent) economic performance.
Thankfully, for all of us, I'm not in the stock-market prediction business anymore. I do think the tech industry is in a boom that will end the way all booms do - in a bust, but the magnitude of what's happening today is just a faint echo of what happened in the 1990s.
There are many, and legitimate, contributing factors to the global economic slowdown narrative. These include China-related issues, such as the recent devaluation of its currency, the stock market's boom and bust in recent months, and slower GDP growth, i believe that this volatility is likely to remain with us, at least until the end of the year ... But for most long term investors, fears of a near-term financial apocalypse are overdone.
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- бюст, разбивам, арестувам, счупвамBulgarian
- bustCatalan, Valencian
- bysta, bustaCzech
- Büste, einlochenGerman
- busto, fiasco, reventarSpanish
- مجسمه نیم تنهPersian
- pysti, ratsia, pidättää, rintakuva, pidätys, rikkoa, poviFinnish
- buste, arrestation, niquer, éclater, prendre la main dans le sac, choper, arrêter, prendre sur le fait, pincer, attraper, fiasco, bouzillerFrench
- irruzione, rompere, busto, arresto, attaccare, scoppiare, sgamare, far scoppiare, acciuffare, fiasco, sfasciare, fare irruzioneItalian
- 胸像, 乳房, 半身像Japanese
- 흉상, 앞가슴Korean
- betrappen, buste, flop, arrestatie, vatten, barsten, fiasco, borstbeeld, razzia, oppakken, breken, bij de lurven pakkenDutch
- bysteNorwegian Nynorsk
- pierś, klapa, fiasko, popiersie, nalotPolish
- женская грудь, рейд, бюст, налёт, облаваRussian
- bista, бистаSerbo-Croatian
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