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synonyms for down the drain

  • all gone
  • by the board
  • done for
  • down the tubes
  • finished
  • kaput
  • lost to
  • pfft
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How to use down the drain in a sentence

Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWN THE DRAIN

  • asleep
  • bygone
  • cold
  • dead
  • deceased
  • departed
  • done for
  • down the drain
  • exanimate
  • expired
  • gone
  • had it
  • inanimate
  • inoperative
  • invalid
  • kaput
  • late
  • lifeless
  • lost
  • nonexistent
  • obsolete
  • out of commission
  • vanished
  • all washed up
  • belly-up
  • cooked
  • dead
  • destroyed
  • done for
  • down and out
  • down for the count
  • down the drain
  • down the tubes
  • finished
  • floored
  • had it
  • nonfunctioning
  • on the skids
  • out of business
  • out of circulation
  • sunk
  • totaled
  • washed up
  • wiped out
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