plughole

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a hole into which a plug fits (especially a hole where water drains away)

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Every drop that goes down the plughole or is flushed away is treated twice and the treatment processes are energy-intensive.
Take a shower and ten gallons goes down the plughole, brush your teeth and another five have gone, turn the sprinkler on in the garden for half-an-hour and 150 gallons disappear.
QHave you noticed how the water always goes down the plughole in a clockwise direction?
However, Dannii will have bad news when something she's involved with goes down the plughole.
For if Italy is bankrupt by Christmas and Europe goes down the plughole, then we all go with it - mouth-foaming Eurosceptics, swivel-eyed Little Europeans and don't knows alike.