What does it mean to “go broke”? Example: An example of a company that went broke is Enron, Lehman Brothers. To go broke means not to have any money and close the company. Bankrupt. What would you do if your employer went broke?
In a nutshell. What does that mean? Example: So, after hours of negotiating, what we have agreed in a nutshell is to give an additional 2% discount. Another example: Despite the huge fluctuations in stock markets yesterday, in a nutshell, the markets closed 1 % up. It means, to summarize, in summary. Tell me, in a nutshell, I don’t need the details, what did you do yesterday to earn your salary? Another example: Imagine you are in a job interview: Tell me in a nutshell, why are you the best person for this job?