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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, go, 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

euphemism To urinate or defecate. I just need to go to the toilet first, and then we can leave.
See also: go, 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: go, 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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Islamabad -- Due to rapid increase in population, a major challenge posing for municipal authorities is to keep the public toilets clean.
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Cardiff council are leasing toilets in Victoria Park which have been closed for a number of years.
Although I have not visited the city for a few years, we remember there being two or three public toilets in the area.
It will not only help to locate the toilet nearest to your current location, but also to improve quality and upkeep of public toilets in Delhi," said Anand.