plughole

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

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Owen's first-minute injury made Eriksson's selection aberration in leaving Jermain Defoe out of his squad all the more damning as Plan A went down the plughole.
So a total of 14 overs were lost for good during three days and, with Saturday's rain lopping off 74 overs, that meant a whole day's play went down the plughole at Old Trafford.
The SDP despite all the media attention went down the plughole and the comparable Jim Sillars experiment in Scotland disappeared even quicker.
THOUSANDS of pounds went down the plughole when Paris Pike came a cropper at the first fence in the Grand National.
TWO more precious points went down the plughole as relegation haunted Wrexham threw everything bar the kitchen sink at Wycombe.