flush down

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Verb1.flush down - flow freely; "The body washed down the river"
flush - flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"
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Paul Hampton, Thames Waters education manager, said: Young people are fascinated by the world of water, especially when it comes to finding out where the stuff they flush down the toilet goes.
LIVERPOOL people have shared their confessions of the unusual things they flush down the toilet - which costs the north west PS10m - EVERY YEAR.
LIKE something unpleasant that won't flush down the toilet, up floats pocket-sized race hate extremist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson.
Visitors learnt all about what happens to the water they empty in the bath, flush down the toilet or use in the washing machine.
We are leading the industry in pushing the bounds of technology, and our customers can be reassured that we are doing all we can to use the waste they flush down the toilet as a fuel and turn it into electricity and gas to add to the national grids which people use to light their homes and cook their meals.
One of the images in today's Examiner shows the enormous amount of fat that people flush down their sinks - probably without a thought or care as to where it ends up.
Welsh Water teacher Deborah Jones said: "Many people don't think about what they flush down the toilet so this was a good chance to explain to pupils about the Dirty Dozen, the 12 items that cause most problems when they are disposed of down the loo.
But if we tried to promote what we really flush down the toilet, I think some people might be grossed out," said Walsh.
We will have to see who we flush down the toilet first.