phut

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phut

(fʌt)
n
a representation of a muffled explosive sound
adv
go phut to break down or collapse
[C19: of imitative origin]
Translations

phut

[fʌt] ADJ to go phutestropearse, hacer kaput (fig) → fracasar

phut

(inf)
nPuff m
adv to go phut (= make noise)puff machen; (= break down)kaputtgehen (inf); (plans etc) → platzen (inf)

phut

[fʌt] adv to go phut (fam) → andare in tilt
the TV's gone phut → è saltata la tivù
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Most people working in the markets tend to be quite young, so they can only compare the present bad wobble with three or four years ago, when the market in mainly American subprime securitised packages of mortgages went phut.
But don't worry the sexy singer hasn't succumbed to showbiz excess - it was just her car that went phut.
But then Sega went phut as far as consoles were concerned, and the 3D outings of Sonic were, to many gamesters, just duff.