go all-in
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go all-in
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (cards)
a. apostarlo todo
I folded when Daniel went all-in, but he was bluffing.Me retiré cuando Daniel lo apostó todo, pero estaba blofeando.
b. ir con todo
I have an almost unbeatable hand. I'm going all in.Tengo una mano casi insuperable. Voy con todo.
c. hacer un all-in
I shouldn't have gone all-in. I lost a lot of money in that round.No debería haber hecho un all-in. Perdí mucha plata en esa ronda.
d. lanzar un órdago (used in the card game "mus")
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Manolo went all-in and won the game, even though he was bluffing.Manolo lanzó un órdago y ganó el juego, aunque iba de farol.
2. (to be very dedicated)
a. darlo todo
Once he decided to become a lawyer, Zack went all in on studying and finding internships.Una vez que decidió hacerse abogado, Zack lo dio todo a los estudios y las pasantías.
b. jugarse el todo por el todo
If we want to beat the other team, we've got to go all-in.Si queremos ganar al otro equipo, tenemos que jugarnos el todo por el todo.
c. apostarlo todo
Cindy and Bob went all-in when they opened the restaurant, and the business has been very successful.Cindy y Bob lo apostaron todo al abrir el restaurante y el negocio ha tenido mucho éxito.
d. lanzar un órdago
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't know if it's a good idea to buy the house, but I'm going to go all-in and hope for the best.No sé si es una buena idea comprar la casa, pero voy a lanzar un órdago y a ver si tengo suerte.
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