busted flush

busted flush
Busted flush
Someone or something that had great potential but ended up a useless failure is a busted flush.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • busted flush — see under ↑flush3 • • • Main Entry: ↑bust busted flush 1. A potential flush that is never completed 2. Something that has to be abandoned as a failure (figurative) • • • Main Entry: ↑flush * * * busted flus …   Useful english dictionary

  • busted flush — ˌbusted ˈflush noun [countable] informal disapproving a person, business etc that people thought would be successful but failed: • In the dealing rooms the mental stress is unbelievable, Kleinwort says. You can get a dealer who is a busted flush… …   Financial and business terms

  • busted flush — noun a) A potential flush which ultimately was not filled. I thought Id draw another spade, but I ended up with a busted flush. b) Anything which ends up worthless despite great potential …   Wiktionary

  • busted flush —    Someone or something that had great potential but ended up a useless failure is a busted flush.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • busted flush — UK / US noun [singular] British mainly journalism if a person or organization is a busted flush, they no longer have any power or influence …   English dictionary

  • Busted flush —   Someone or something that had great potential but ended up a useless failure is a busted flush …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • flush — [flʌʆ] adjective 1. be flush (with cash/​funds) informal to have a lot of money at a particular time: • Singapore s savings rate is so high that the banks are flush with funds. • The group is flush and has been making more acquisitions. 2. be… …   Financial and business terms

  • Busted (группа) — Busted Жанры Поп рок, Поп панк Годы 2000 (в качестве Busted с 2002) 2005 Страна …   Википедия

  • busted — adjective /ˈbʌstəd/ a) Having a certain type of bust . Id like to help you, but Im busted. b) Broke; having no money. I saw you take that cookie from the cookie jar! Youre busted! See Also: bust, busted draw, busted flush, flat busted …   Wiktionary

  • Liste von Pokerbegriffen — Pokerbegriffe sind verschiedene mehr oder auch weniger gebräuchliche, inoffizielle Bezeichnungen für spezielle Spielsituationen, Starthände, Kartenkombinationen und Eigenschaften der Spieler beim Pokerspiel. Da Poker im 19. Jahrhundert in den USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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