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go bung
Australian /NZ informal

Definition of go bung in English:

1Break down; fail or go bankrupt.
Example sentences
  • This tank doesn't have CO2 and no heaters to go bung.
  • My career goes bung.
  • Gee I hope the tube isn't going bung!
2Die.
Example sentences
  • The word found its way into nineteenth-century Australian pidgin, where the phrase to go bung meant ‘to die’.
See parent entry: bung

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