in the 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.
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* A refill tube that replaces water in the toilet bowl after it has been flushed also squirts a small stream of water through the overflow tube while the bowl is flushing.
There were also allegations of cocaine being sold from behind the bar and a person being raped in the toilets.
I did meet Richard Arnold in the toilets at The Ivy restaurant last year - no not like that, Fiona!
Yobs have smashed his games machine and windows, stolen the till, cigarette machine, barrels from the cellar, large spirit bottles from the bar and wreaked havoc in the toilets.
Kevin's Bar has proposed a monitor be installed behind the bar hooked up to the building's 20 CCTV cameras so staff can keep a watchful eye on all areas of the premises, except in the toilets.
Ms Harris said the new TV monitor behind the bar would allow staff to see throughout the premises at all times, apart from in the toilets.
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