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Belly up

Parf of speech: Expression, OED Year: 1886, OED Evaluation: Originally U.S.

to fail, become defunct, or give in; to die; to become bankrupt.

Interviewer: Yeah. Is that- is there any other significant job that you 've held that you feel is something that you 've- Speaker: I used to work for Admiral, that 's how I ended up at Chrysler. Interviewer: Okay. Speaker: I worked there for six years, and then uh, went belly up.
To go bankrupt
I- no I- I- my first job was with ah- with this company called Ha-- Bill-Hall, Hall-Electric. Electro-company. I worked with them 'til he ah- 'til he went belly up (laughs) just about.
To go bankrupt