go bankrupt

This page is about the collocation go bankrupt

collocation pattern: verb + adjective


to be unable to pay debts and go out of business or into receivership

For example

  • Their products didn't sell very well, so the company went bankrupt.

  • How did those farmers avoid going bankrupt during the drought?

Related collocations include "go out of business" and "go bust" (informal)

Quick Quiz

The corporation went bankrupt after making some

a. huge losses

b. huge profits

c. huge savings

Contributor: Matt Errey