ir a la quiebra
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ir a la quiebra(
eer
 
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lah
 
kyeh
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brah
)
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. (general)
a. to go bankrupt
La empresa fue a la quiebra debido a una serie de malas decisiones económicas.The company went bankrupt because of a series of bad economic decisions.
b. to go into bankruptcy
Es triste que el negocio familiar fue a la quiebra.It's sad that the family business went into bankruptcy.
c. to become bankrupt
Mi hermano fue a la quiebra y tuvo que vender la casa.My brother became bankrupt and had to sell his house.
d. to go broke
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Por favor, ayúdame. Si no me prestas dinero, voy a ir a la quiebra.Please, help me. If you don't lend me money, I'm going to go broke.
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