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down the toilet

(UK also down the pan) informal
If something is or goes down the toilet, it is wasted or spoiled: After the drug scandal, his career went down the toilet.
Translations of “down the toilet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被浪費, 遭毀壞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被浪费, 遭毁坏…
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