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 for to go bust
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bust \bust\ (b[u^]st), v. i.
     1. To break or burst. [informal]
     2. (Card Playing) In blackjack, to draw a card that causes
        one's total to exceed twenty-one.
     3. To go bankrupt.
     to go bust to go bankrupt.
     or bust or collapse from the effort; -- used in phrases
        expressing determination to do something; as, Oregon or
        bust, meaning "We will get to Oregon or die trying."

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