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?
The positive example I often point to is when Magic Johnson talked about being HIV-positive, which provided a moment to bust stigma around HIV.
Calm down champ, I see that you are very worried to fight away from home and you are absolutely right to be, haha!, but rest assured, if necessary I'm ready to come to London and bust you up in front of your own fans!
This is the largest meth bust we’ve ever seen in this country.
And then again, I get to thinking – I said, Lord, they could’ve killed me anyway. They was talking about killing me, but they could’ve killed me with their gun. They could’ve taken their gun and bust my brains out, but the Lord is just with me that night.
Companies which take such steps at the cost of competitiveness would probably go bust even before the next disaster occurs.
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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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