go for broke
Meaning: If you go for broke, you risk everything, or use all your resources and energy, in order to achieve something.
- With only five minutes to go and needing a goal to win, we went for broke. We forgot about defending and just attacked again and again - and we got the goal!
- The boys in the band decided to go for broke, so they dropped out of university and went into music full time.
After spending all day at the horse-races and losing all his bets, Harry decided to go for broke so he
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Contributor: Matt Errey