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in the dumper

slang In a state of total waste, failure, or ruination. My father's company is now going to be in the dumper because of the way the incompetent new CEO is running things. My dad once threw our entire life savings in the dumper betting on horses one weekend. The director's reputation is going to be in the dumper once these allegations come to light.
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into the dumper

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

into a bad or worse state or condition. North American informal
1991 Tucson Weekly J. Fife III peaked well before his run for governor…and has been sliding into the dumper ever since.
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Further, inefficiency in drill and blast operation increased the number of passes required to fill the dumper, thus increasing loading time which resulted in higher cycle time of transporting operation being in line with the finding of (Paterson, 2001).
She said: "The engine on the dumper truck was still running when I saw it.
Officers from Fife Constabulary know the dumper trucks were stolen on two low loader trailers and travelled in convoy southbound heading on to the A1 towards Berwick.
One of our vehicles chased the dumper and he later hit another van.
What makes the project special for us is that this will be the first Gemini positioner system with positioners on both the exit and entrance ends of the dumper.
The dumper truck was up to its axles in mud and the earth-mover tipped over.
An all-new Open Chute Box Dumper from Flexicon offers a safe, low cost method of discharging bulk solid materials from boxes, totes and other containers when dust containment is not a requirement.
Bulk solids handling specialists, Flexicon (Europe), have announced an all-new Open Chute Box Dumper that offers a safe, low cost method of discharging bulk solid materials from boxes, totes and other containers when dust containment is not a requirement.
Summary: A truck travelling with its dumper raised has hit a pedestrian footbridge in Istanbul, injuring one person crossing.
The TIP-TITE[TM] Sanitary High Lift Drum Dumper allows drums to be loaded at floor level, sealed against a discharge cone, elevated and tipped, mating the cone to a gasketted receiving ring on downstream process equipment.
The drum dumper range from Flexicon (Europe) has been extended with a machine that seals drums against a discharge cone, tips the drum, mates the cone against a gasketted connection and discharges bulk material dust-free through a slide gate valve.
A PENSIONER couple watched in horror as a dumper truck crushed the bonnet of their car as they sat inside.
But, as every mini-digger widow knows, no machine of this kind is content without a dumper truck for company.
Also new from Terex is the PS3500H site dumper, one of three hydrostatically driven dumper models offered by the company that were first introduced for the European market.
Police today renewed appeals to catch the mindless louts who trashed a school fence and playing fields with a stolen dumper truck.