What does someone broke mean?
If you are broke, you have no money. [informal] What do you mean, I’ve got enough money? I’m as broke as you are. Synonyms: penniless, short, ruined, bust [informal] More Synonyms of broke.
What is the meaning of I broke you?
To completely destroy, defeat, or humiliate someone.
What does you broke me down mean?
to force someone to give up and tell secrets or agree to do something.
Why is it called Broke?
The word “broke” comes from an old use of the word break, meaning “impoverished,” says linguist Geoff Nunberg. “It suggests an abiding association between destitution and destruction.”
How do you use broke?
When you break something, it’s broken, not “broke,” though a person or organization which has run out of money can be said in informal speech to be “broke.” Otherwise, use “broke” only as the simple past tense of “break,” without a helping verb: “Azfar broke the record,” but “The record was broken by Azfar.”
What does it mean to break me?
To completely destroy, defeat, or humiliate someone. Don’t cross me, man, I will break you.
How do you say you are broke?
Here are some alternative phrases that should come in handy if you have to explain your situation or turn down an invitation for financial reasons.
- I’m running a little low on funds.
- I’m feeling the pinch at the moment.
- I’m temporarily in the red.
- I’m nearly running on empty.
- My resources are a little depleted.
Can’t break me meaning?
It changes the point of view: in Italian “you cannot break me” means that someone else is the subject. In “non mi farò spezzare” you are the subject who wants to be stronger than every fact of this life.
What does break someone down mean?
break someone down to force someone to give up and tell secrets or agree to do something.
Do you say broke or broken?
What is the difference broke and broken?
BROKE is an ADJECTIVE when describing a person without money. BROKEN is an ADJECTIVE when describing something damaged, not working, etc.