Meaning of “go down the tubes” in the English Dictionary

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"go down the tubes" in British English

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go down the tubes


to fail completely:

If business doesn't pick up soon, the company will go down the tubes.

(Definition of “go down the tubes” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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