have a pot to piss in

not have a pot to piss in

  (very informal!)
to be very poor Any help we can offer them will be appreciated. They don't have a pot to piss in.
See also: have, piss, pot
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Black people are the most consumptive race on the bate of the earth, and it's one of the reasons that we, as a race, don't have a pot to piss in or a window to throw it out of.