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down the drain

(also down the toilet)
wasted or lost: I can’t believe it’s broken already – well, there’s seventy bucks down the drain.
Translations of “down the drain”
in Chinese (Traditional) 付諸東流,打水漂…
in Russian быть впустую, коту под хвост…
in Turkish boşa gitmek, heba olmak, çar çur etmek/edilmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打水漂,付诸东流…
in Polish na marne…
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