break the bank


break the bank
break the bank
In gambling, to win from the management the sum fixed as the limit it is willing to lose on any one day
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Main Entry:bank

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break the bank phrase
to win more at gambling than the casino can pay you
Thesaurus: to gamble moneysynonym gambling games and places where gambling takes placehyponym
Main entry: break

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I
(in gambling) win more money than is held by the bank
[usu. with negative] informal cost more than one can afford

Christmas need not break the bank

II
see bank II

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break the bank
: to be very expensive or too expensive : to cost a lot of money
— usually used in negative statements

Buy a car that's dependable but won't break the bank.

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Main Entry:bank
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break the bank — see bank, 1
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Main Entry:break

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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