go to hell in a bucket(redirected from things are going to hell in a bucket)
go to hell in a bucket
To be in an extremely and increasingly bad or ruinous condition; to be on the inevitable path to utter failure or ruin. With the way he's running things, the company is going to hell in a bucket! After our funding was cut, our project went to hell in a bucket.
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go to hell in a bucketand go to hell in a handbasket
Fig. to get rapidly worse and worse. The school system in this district is going to hell in a bucket, and no mistake. His health is going to hell in a handbasket ever since he started drinking again.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.