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  1. break the bank(Verb)

    (at a casino etc) To win more money than is available to be paid.

  2. break the bank(Verb)

    To exhaust one's financial resources.


  1. Break the Bank

    Break the Bank is an American game show created by Jack Barry and Dan Enright and produced by their production company Barry & Enright Productions. It was the first game show produced by Barry and Enright as a tandem since their fall from grace following the 1950s quiz show scandals. The show aired in the spring and summer of 1976 as an ABC daytime series hosted by Tom Kennedy, and in weekly syndication during the 1976–1977 season, hosted by creator-producer Barry.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of break the bank in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of break the bank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pete Stauber:

    If you want to break the bank, if you want to break this country, you go to single payer health care, and I don’t support that at all.

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