sink like a stone

sink like a stone

to fail completely He had published two novels, both of which sank like a stone.
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I MAY be going against the grain of public opinion but I sincerely hope that England sink like a stone at the forthcoming European football Championships.
I MAY be going against the grain of public opinion, but I sincerely hope England sink like a stone at the European Championships.