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gone under

adjective as in ruined

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Example Sentences

The younger boy has gone under the river, and the girl continues to flail in the older boy's arms.

Banks have stopped failing—only four little ones so far this year have gone under.

Yes, some have gone under the knife—to lose the weight, tighten the jaw line, lift the eyes.

If Goldman and all of those firms had gone under, there would have been no trading or lending whatsoever.

Greenslade estimates that more than 50 regional newspapers in Britain have gone under over the past year.

And most of them have gone under anyhow—in the cheerful California fashion: three generations from shirt sleeves to shirt sleeves.

Lucy Warrender had kept her good looks; I expect if she hadn't she would have gone under long before.

It was subsequently included in Mulgrave's works, and has ever since gone under the joint names of himself and Dryden.

The cat had gone under the table, and Oliver had perforce to go down upon his hands and knees and follow.

He told me that he believed himself to have gone under the keel of the steamer, and to have been struck on the head in rising.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gone under, such as: beggared, broke, busted, finished, fleeced, and pauperized.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.