go down the toilet

go down the toilet

To fail; to be ruined or destroyed; to be squandered or wastefully discarded. My father's company is now going down the toilet because of the incompetent new CEO. All of our savings have gone down the toilet ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
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This can be very funny, helps your child understand what is required and makes the situation more fun: ''Naughty wee wee, next time you must go down the toilet like all the other wees Tut
We'll go down the toilet anyway so I'm not going to give them my cash to squander.
It has also been encouraging students to learn about what should and shouldn't go down the toilet with the Love Your Drain campaign.
The water-soluble ones simply go down the toilet and the fat-soluble ones can actually cause harm in excess.
With the right support from your doctor friends and family, you will get your life back on track and can enjoy it while watching HIS life go down the toilet.
We are fed up of trying to be tolerant and have watched our neighbourhood go down the toilet.
I spent 12 years at a high school teaching and I've seen talent go down the toilet.
Is it just us or did Big Willie Weekend go down the toilet the moment Will Smith coined the term while promoting "Wild Wild West" nine years ago?
Gal, I warned you in 1979 that if you left Cock Sparrer your career would go down the toilet.
We're closing our factories and laying off good people while our economy continues to go down the toilet.
But as we return to the scene of his defining moment it's baffling to think how the man who burst out of that portaloo to claim glory has seen his career go down the toilet.
NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charmin Ultra Potty Palooza Tour is making sure flushes don't just go down the toilet at outdoor fairs and festivals from July through November this year.
No, this was about a girl with dreams of fame and fortune who'd clawed her way to the top (posing for Men Only on the way) and who saw her well-ordered, well-positioned, upwardly-mobile life about to go down the toilet because of a conman who (she says) is good in the sack.
We want this ridiculous case to go down the toilet where it belongs,'' Parris said.