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bankrupt
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David Copperfield
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  • Bankrupt, as he believed, alike in circumstances, in all other hope, and in honour, his sole reliance was upon the monster in the garb of man," ’ — Mr. Micawber made a good deal of this, as a new turn of expression, — ’ "who, by making himself necessary to him, had achieved his destruction.
  • Steerforth said) than the lowest boy in the school; that he had been, a good many years ago, a small hop-dealer in the Borough, and had taken to the schooling business after being bankrupt in hops, and making away with Mrs. Creakle’s money.

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as in: company went bankrupt Define
legally declared to be unable to pay money that is owed or (informally): the state of having little or no money
as in: bankrupt idea Define
without value
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