down the plughole

idiom

informal
1
used to describe something that is being wasted or lost
All my hard work went down the plughole.
You're pouring your money down the plughole.
2
used to describe something that is getting much worse
The business is going down the plughole.

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“Down the plughole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20the%20plughole. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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