into the dumper

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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The delivery also includes an automatic positioner to move the loaded wagons into the dumper and also an automatic extractor to remove the unloaded wagons.