went down the drain


went down the drain
went to hell, is gone and not coming back, was lost, disappeared

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • down the drain — {adj.} or {adv. phr.}, {informal} Wasted; lost. * /It is money down the drain if you spend it all on candy./ * /Our plans to go swimming went down the drain when it rained./ Compare: GO BY THE BOARD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down the drain — {adj.} or {adv. phr.}, {informal} Wasted; lost. * /It is money down the drain if you spend it all on candy./ * /Our plans to go swimming went down the drain when it rained./ Compare: GO BY THE BOARD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go down the drain — {v. phr.} To be lost or wasted forever. * /If he doesn t pass the bar examination tomorrow, his best efforts to become a lawyer will go down the drain./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go down the drain — {v. phr.} To be lost or wasted forever. * /If he doesn t pass the bar examination tomorrow, his best efforts to become a lawyer will go down the drain./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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