gone to pot


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gone to pot

- Comes from Elizabethan times, when leftover meat was thrown into a big pot for another meal.
See also related terms for throwing.
References in classic literature ?
If he had known how deep I am in now, the will would have gone to pot without waiting for a duel to help.
closing Butlins was the worst idea they ever had it's all gone to pot now Liz An Dylan Bring back the fair.
Boy, 16, arrested for three armed robberies in Huddersfield Another example of why the world's gone to pot with no discipline on the youth of today and video games teaching kids that theft is clever
We've scored two really bright goals, played very good football, but have gone to pot near the end and lost our discipline.
GONE TO POT Graeme is out to make amends for last year
If this race was run a year ago it would have been difficult to get away from Majala but his jumping has gone to pot and there really wasn't much encouragement to be gleaned from his latest run at Warwick.