Today'sCallan

Today's Callan

Broke

Synonyms:
bankrupt

Conversation 1

A: Are you going to come to the pub tonight?

B: No, I can’t. I haven’t got any money.

A: How come you’re broke, you only got paid two days ago?

B: Oh, I went to Star City and had a bad night!

A: I see, well that’s what you get for gambling!


Conversation 2

A: Hello, I can’t come out tonight.

B: Why not?

A: I have to stay at home with my friend. She had to move out of her house, so she is going to stay with me for a few days.

B: Why can’t she find somewhere else to stay?

A: She’s just changed jobs and doesn’t get paid for two weeks, so she’s flat broke and can’t afford to pay the bond on a new apartment.

Conversation 3

A: I feel like a student again with no money.

B: Why? You’ve got a good job.

A: Yes, but with the payments on my car and my house I’m as brokeas I was when I was at university!

B: Well, you’ll just have to get a better job then!

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