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English-German translation for: broke
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Dictionary English German: broke

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English German
ADJ   broke | more broke | most broke
VERB  to break | broke | broken ... 
SYNO   broke | bust | skint | stone-broke ... 
broke {adj} [coll.]
pleite [ugs.] [nur prädikativ]
sth. broke
etw. brach
[they] broke
[sie] brachen
broke {past-p} [nonstandard]
broke {adj} [coll.] [bankrupt]
sb./sth. broke
jd./etw. zerbrach
broke {adj} [coll.]
blank [ugs.] [mittellos]
broke {adj}
stier [ugs.] [pleite]
broke {adj} [coll.]ohne Geld [nachgestellt]
sth. broke [sth. is broken, went to pieces]etw. ist kaputt [ugs.]
Bruch {m} [Ausschuss(ware)]
ind. spec. broke [waste paper in paper manufacturing]
Ausschuss {m}
2 Words: Others
A storm broke.Ein Unwetter brach los.
completely broke {adj}völlig zusammengebrochen
completely broke {adj} [coll.]ganz ohne Geld
flat broke {adj} [coll.]nicht flüssig [ugs.]
flat broke {adj} [coll.]mittellos [pleite]
flat broke {adj} [coll.]ohne einen Pfennig [nachgestellt]
flat broke {adj} [pred.] [coll.]völlig pleite [nur prädikativ] [ugs.]
I'm broke. [coll.]Ich bin pleite. [ugs.]
I'm broke. [coll.] [idiom]Ich bin erledigt! [ugs.] [völlig ohne Geld]
sb. broke offjd. unterbrach
sb. broke offjd. brach ab
sb. broke throughjd. durchbrach
sb./sth. broke apartjd./etw. zerbrach
sth. broke out [applause]etw. brandete auf
stone-broke {adj} [coll.]völlig pleite [ugs.]
stone-broke {adj} [esp. Am.] [coll.]völlig ohne Geld
stony broke {adj} [Br.] [coll.]völlig pleite [ugs.]
2 Words: Verbs
to be brokeohne Geld sein
to be broke [coll.]neger sein [österr.] [ugs.] [pleite sein]
to be broke [coll.](finanziell) ruiniert sein
to be broke [coll.]kein Geld mehr haben
to go brokepleitegehen [ugs.]
to go brokepleite gehen [ugs.] [alt]
to go brokePleite gehen [ugs.] [alt]
to go broke [coll.]abhausen [regional] [veraltend] [Pleite gehen, abwirtschaften]
to go broke [coll.]die Grätsche machen [ugs.] [fig.] [pleitegehen]
3 Words: Others
A fire broke out.Ein Feuer brach aus.
A panic broke out.Eine Panik brach aus.
A revolt broke out.Eine Revolte brach aus.
A storm broke (loose).Ein Sturm brach los.
Bedlam broke loose.Tumult brach aus.
Cholera broke out.Die Cholera brach aus.
Fighting broke out.Es kam zum Kampf.
Fire broke out.Feuer brach aus.
Hell broke loose. [coll.]Die Hölle brach los. [ugs.]
med. Her water broke. [coll.]Ihre Fruchtblase platzte.
idiom I'm stone broke. [coll.]In meiner Kasse ist totale Ebbe. [ugs.]
sth. broke down completelyetw. brach völlig zusammen
3 Words: Verbs
to be completely broke(völlig) abgebrannt sein [ugs.] [ohne Geldmittel sein]
to be dead brokevöllig abgebrannt sein [ugs.] [ohne Geldmittel]
idiom to be dead brokevöllig pleite sein [ugs.]
to be flat brokevöllig abgebrannt sein [ugs.] [ohne Geldmittel]
to be stony broke(völlig) abgebrannt sein [ugs.] [ohne Geldmittel sein]
idiom to go for broke [coll.]alles auf eine Karte setzen
to go for broke [coll.] [idiom]alles aufs Spiel setzen [Redewendung]
4 Words: Others
An argument broke out.Es kam zum Streit.
He broke all records.Er hat alle Rekorde gebrochen.
He broke her heart.Er brach ihr das Herz.
He broke off, terrified.Er verstummte vor Schreck.
It broke on me. [It broke (accidentally) when I was dealing with it.]Es ist mir kaputtgegangen.
automot. traffic My car broke down.Mein Auto ist liegengeblieben.
She broke her heart.Sie grämte sich zu Tode.
The motor broke down.Der Motor ging kaputt. [ugs.]
Their marriage broke up.Ihre Ehe ging in die Brüche.
when war broke out {adv}bei Kriegsausbruch [als der Krieg ausbrach]
5+ Words: Others
as soon as day broke {adv}(gleich) bei Tagesanbruch
But the talks broke up.Doch die Gespräche platzten.
He broke out into a cold sweat.Ihm brach der kalte Schweiß aus.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. [idiom]Man soll nicht reparieren, was nicht kaputt ist. [ugs.]
proverb Nature made human, and then broke the mould.Die Natur erschuf den Menschen und zerstörte die Form.
since the Netherlands broke with Spainseit dem Abfall der Niederlande von Spanien
The truth broke in upon him. [obs.]Plötzlich erkannte er die Wahrheit.
5+ Words: Nouns
the straw that broke the camel's back [idiom]der (letzte) Tropfen {m}, der das Fass zum Überlaufen brachte [fig.] [Redewendung]
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Q 2023-03-13: broke in
A 2020-11-18: News of a multiple car crash broke over the hospital radio
A 2015-07-02: Didn't Iceland go broke recently?
Q 2015-06-30: Any governments NOT going broke?
A 2015-06-09: the final straw = the final / last straw that broke the camel's back
A 2014-12-13: ... when the news of Bin Laden being killed broke.
A 2014-12-13: ... when the news of Vuyo's passing broke, ...
A 2014-12-13: When the news broke on Wednesday night that ...
A 2014-12-13: When the news broke, .... (?)
Q 2013-10-19: I broke his walls
A 2013-07-19: Brief stint is ok, but not went broke, which is the process not the end result.
Q 2012-11-14: the computers broke down
A 2011-10-18: Deine Version lässt an etwas länger Zurückliegendes denken: Years ago, his...
A 2011-08-26: "Busted" in this context means "tamed / broke them to ride."
A 2011-04-26: Probably a euphemism for spending more money, money the country does not h...
A 2011-04-06: I don't think that the two negations are right: "...ain't broke (n?), don'...
A 2011-04-05: If it's broke I toss it.
Q 2011-03-13: Once my water boiler broke so I used a pot to heat water
A 2011-01-01: You broke up / finished / split up with me, but I thought we may at least ...
A 2011-01-01: "You broke up with me" ist der etwas offiziellere Ausdruck.

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