go to pot


: to be ruined : to fail
Their business is going to pot.

Examples of go to pot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Revel in sweet victory or despair when things go to pot and your party slowly loses its collective mind. PCMAG, 19 Jan. 2023 The people there have let the streets of San Francisco go to pot. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 22 June 2022 One day, he was invited to do a stand-up set at a gig that was supposed to go to pot. Dan Snierson, EW.com, 26 Mar. 2021

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“Go to pot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20pot. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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