go down the toilet

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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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Because every day he's had it a bit more of his credibility has gone down the toilet.
Looks like their hopes of conquering the States may have gone down the toilet.
After the quarter-final humiliation by the French, one of the team said: "There's pounds 35,000 just gone down the toilet.
One player told the story of a team-mate reacting to England's quarter-final defeat by saying: "There's pounds 35,000 just gone down the toilet.
The next day he is back on the phone, telling Ness: "I am going to have nothing to come out for, my life has gone down the toilet, lost me bairn and lost me bird.
It would have been fine if the economy hadn't gone down the toilet.
WELL, not even a month into the new year and my resolutions have gone down the toilet.
Comedian Iain Lee looks back at that fateful week when Grant was disgraced and feared that his career had seriously gone down the toilet.
We had such high expectations for the season and its gone down the toilet.
But then she left him for a Spaniard (Hank Azaria), divorce is imminent, they're refusing to talk to each other, he's had a breakdown and is under a restraining order and her solo career's gone down the toilet, leaving the studio bankrupt unless audiences can be persuaded back to see this, the last film they made together.
It seemed his hopes had gone down the toilet as he double-faulted to hand Stark victory in a second set tie- break.
Had interest rates stayed high for another year or two, they would have all gone down the toilet," says Lawrence White, a former Bank Board member, now a professor at New York University.
In recent weeks my Fit Club regime has gone down the toilet and I've been stuffing my face with crisps, chocolates, Yorkshire pudding, treacle tart - in fact anything that's got a sky-high sugar content and a fat ratio of more than 30 per cent.
He was back in Scotland at the weekend and said: "I watched the Hearts and Hibs games and I think Scottish football has really gone down the toilet.
These are the same bosses who nearly 20 years ago took a fading star, a woman whose singing career had long gone down the toilet and not only relaunched her, but made her a very rich woman.