go for a burton


British, informal + old-fashioned
: to be lost, broken, or ruined
Our holiday plans have gone for a burton.

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“Go for a burton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20for%20a%20burton. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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