• If you break even, you don’t make any money, but you don’t lose any either.

  • There is neither profit or loss.

  • The point at which gains equals losses.

1. In business, you must know your break even point when it comes to profitability.

 

2. I need to make $300 to break even with this game of Black Jack.

 

3. Given the current economy, we’re lucky to be at a break even point.

 

4. I went to the casino with $500 but lost all of it in Blackjack. I need to break even or it will bother me for days!

balance books, equalise, experience no loss, recover cost, recover expense

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