in/into the tank

Definition of in/into the tank

US, informal

  1. :  in or into a very bad state or condition The economy is in the tank right now.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  pond, pool

    :  one built as a water supply

    :  a usually large receptacle for holding, transporting, or storing liquids (such as water or fuel)

  1. :  to place, store, or treat in a tank

    :  to make no effort to win :  lose intentionally

    :  to lose intentionally :  give up in competition

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