into the 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.
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Sawdust is tossed into the toilet after each use to aid decomposition .The excrement drops into one of two chambers large enough to each hold five to seven years' worth of human compost.
This device replaces the standard flapper valve and is designed to shut sooner, before all the water in the toilet tank can flow into the toilet bowl.
Sometimes if the doors don't lock properly, they push into the toilet. They tell people not to go into the toilet because there's a gas bomb.
They require consciousness of what's put into the toilet (No toxic chemicals, please!), some maintenance, well thought out siting and installation, and in many cases, electricity for operating fans and heaters.