bring about, build up, deal with a problem, go under,
plough back profits, put up funds, wind up, wipe out,
We had a serious problem with accounts receivable, and were forced to (1) thousands of pounds of bad debts, when one of our customers went bankrupt and was
(2) by the receiver. If the managing director hadnt (3) some of his own money, the company could have been (4) . For a time, it looked as if we were going to (5) . We were on the brink of bankruptcy. It became clear that we hadnt
(6) enough of our earnings into the company, or (7) enough reserves to
(8) such a situation. You often read about one bankruptcy (9) a chain of others well, it nearly happened to us.
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