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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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Prior to the meal closest in time to the regularly scheduled toileting, the child should attempt a bowel movement and, if successful, no suppository is given.
Honig (1993) warns that shaming children involved in the toileting process can lead them to think that the reproductive area of their bodies is dirty or bad, and can affect adult intimacy.
Scheduled toileting programmes are widely used in all the countries but Italy and only a small proportion (less than 9%) of incontinent residents is not treated at all, with the noticeable exception of Italy and the USA (12.
Allowing the child to wear only disposable training pants, socks, and a shirt will greatly simplify independent toileting (Taylor, Cipani, & Clardy, 1994).
A total of 14 percent of residents were independent, and 21 percent were totally dependent, in the performance of all seven ADLs (bed mobility, eating, toileting, transferring, locomotion, dressing, and grooming).
Environmental factors, such as accessibility to toilets and the availability of toileting assistance in a timely manner, are recognized risk factors for UI in the frail elderly population.
fall history, fatigue, gait problems, impaired muscle strength, impaired physical functioning, toileting needs increased, postural hypotension, visual impairment), physiologic status, co-morbidities, and medication usage.
Elders are willing to participate in active programs to improve their independence with toileting if staff takes the time to explain that some incontinence is reversible.
Overlearning is another approach that can be very useful for toileting relapses, if somewhat tedious for parents.
The activities of daily living, toileting, bathing, skin care, nutrition, exercise, medications, and psychosocial considerations are covered.
Gass doesn't spare you the daily morning routine of toileting each resident.
After toileting, the "no wipe" Solution ComfortSeat, a toiletseat attachment, allows users to wash and dry themselves at the touch of a button.
The feared adverse effects of early toilet training--constipation, stool withholding or stool toileting refusal didn't occur.
We found a three-dimensional FIM solution for both stroke groups that included self-care, cognitive function, and toileting as the major grouping of scales.
During a typical day, Daniel spends half his time with a special education teacher, who helps Daniel with his motor skills and toileting.