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Adjective
No longer working or operational
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“The coffee machine is completely busted and needs to be repaired.”
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Broken or separated into many pieces
“She weaved her way to the door, opening it gently to avoid dislodging the busted glass.”
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Down and out
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Damaged and shabby as a result of much use
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Domesticated, compliant
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Past tense for to break, split, or burst open
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“The pump never worked, and I had to bust the container open and use a Q-tip every time I wanted to apply the cream.”
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Past tense for to disprove the veracity of
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“Jamie and Adam quickly bust the myth that a tape measure is capable of stopping a bullet.”
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Past tense for to arrest or legally apprehend
“The maneuver used to bust the drug smugglers in the largest arrest in the southwest was way out of the bounds of safety.”
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Past tense for to raid or search premises, typically where illegal activity is suspected
“Despite their best efforts, the police were unable to bust the hideout of the criminals in the dense jungle.”
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Past tense for to exhaust oneself, or use up all of one's physical energy
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“I know you've got fearsome troubles, and I near bust myself trying to help, but all you do is get crotchety.”
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Past tense for to hit or strike very hard
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“George McFly threatened to bust Biff in the face if he didn't let Lorraine go.”
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Past tense for to lower the rank or status of something or someone
“Sam would respond sarcastically to people who called him Chief, as long as they weren't superior officers who could bust him for insubordination.”
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Past tense for to destroy or cause the ruin of
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“All by yourself, you're going to bust his operation? Fighting him and his allies, you'd be fighting an army.”
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Past tense for to ruin, or be ruined, financially
“I can't figure out why Pop would bust his bank account to buy that infernal piece of land.”
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Past tense for to stop operating
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Past tense for to be victorious over
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(of rain, a crop or supply) Past tense for to be insufficient when needed or expected
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Past tense for to destroy, weaken or work against
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Past tense for to fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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Past tense for to leave or escape
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Past tense for to use, empty or drain completely
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Past tense for to fail as a business, usually due to bankruptcy
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Past tense for to tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or on a farm
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Past tense for to expel or send away, especially permanently
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Past tense for to dismiss from duty or employment
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(music) Past tense for to speak in rhyming lyrics rhythmically
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