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.
See also: toilet
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Sawdust is tossed into the toilet after each use to aid decomposition .
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.
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
Instead of tapping the dirty toilet water that has feces, urine, blood, cleaning products and whatever else people throw into the toilet, why don't we start collecting the rainwater that we get every year?
By simply pouring a capful of powder into the toilet, a thick, scouring foam breaks down tough toilet stains like rust, hard water and calcium as it rises to the rim, coating the entire bowl.