Put out of business

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Definition

to put (someone) out of business: to make (someone) go bankrupt, lose their shop or company
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to go out of business: to go bankrupt, to close a company permanently
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Examples

  • "Harold Warbuckle : Are you trying to put me out of business?"
  • "I just found out my favorite hotel has gone out of business."

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