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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.
See also: down, toilet

toilet mouth

A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech, especially at inappropriate times. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little toilet mouth! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week! Well there's no need to be a toilet mouth about it, Rick. You could have refused like a civilized person.
See also: mouth, toilet

potty mouth

A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech, especially at inappropriate times. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little potty mouth! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week! Well there's no need to be a potty mouth about it, Rick. You could have just said no like a civilized person.
See also: mouth, potty

down the toilet

1. In a state of failure or ruination. My father's company is now going down the toilet because of the incompetent new CEO.
2. Squandered or wastefully discarded. All of our savings have gone down the toilet ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
See also: down, toilet

in the toilet

In a miserable, pitiful, or very unfortunate condition. I just can't find work with the economy in the toilet like this.
See also: toilet

into the toilet

slang Into a state of total waste, failure, or ruination. My father's company is spiraling into the toilet because of the way the incompetent new CEO is running things. My dad once threw our entire life savings into the toilet betting on horses one weekend. The director's reputation will head straight into the toilet once these allegations come to light.
See also: toilet

go to the toilet

Fig. Euph. to use a toilet for defecation or urination. Jimmy washed his hands after he went to the toilet. Excuse me, I have to go to the toilet.
See also: toilet

use the bathroom

 and use the toilet
Euph. to urinate or defecate. May I be excused to use the bathroom? I have to use the toilet.
See also: bathroom, use

potty mouth

and toilet mouth
n. someone who uses obscene or profane language in most social settings. (Also a term of address.) That potty mouth is offending people again. Hey, toilet mouth! Watch your language!
See also: mouth, potty

toilet mouth

verb
See also: mouth, toilet

toilet water

n. beer; draft beer. (Alludes to the term for cologne and trips to the toilet after drinking much beer.) This toilet water has me running back and forth to the john.
See also: toilet, water
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48 crore under RMSA has been allocated during the years 2014 and 2015 to States and UTs specifically for construction and repair of toilets under Swachh Vidyalaya initiative aimed to provide separate toilets for girls and boys in all Government schools.
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They renovated 4,000 public toilet blocks in 2004 and hosted the World Toilet Summit that year to showcase the new toilets at prime tourism spots like Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall at Badaling.
That all have space for me to fit my chair in, they have a sink and a hand dryer, and very surprisingly for a toilet that is accessible a mirror at the height that I can see in (this is more unusual than you would think).
Then you have the intriguing WC or Water Closet in Britain, originally referring to a flush toilet.
White noted that the NGO has partnered with more than 300 businesses in eight provinces, and helped to develop a pour-flush toilet in 2010 that can be built by local construction workers with readily available materials, giving them the ability to install toilet-packages alongside other products and services.
Despite the high value Emiratis put on good toilet environments, the survey showed a rise in poor conditions.
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But now the toilets behind Mirfield Library off Station Road have had to be temporarily closed.
Finally, what about celebrating your own toilets with a design a toilet seat competition for the school toilets?
Cafe Castan, in Llandaff Fields, Pontcanna, was built on the former site of a public toilet and has now become a thriving business.
There was a toilet at the bus station but the cost was 30p to enter, and no free public toilet facilities.
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