Nowy angielsko - polski słownik idiomów i zwrotów, autor: Lidia Simberowicz. Wersja książkowa słownika dostępna u wydawcy HaraldG.
pour money down the drain
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It's well past time to stop pouring money down the drain in Iraq, and put it to work, putting the troops back together.
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We won't have to pour money down the drain in useless experiments just to keep up with over ambitious competitors."
Politicians are voting to pour money down the drain, an exercise in buying time at the expense of their electorates.
Mr Kirkwood (Roxburgh & Berwickshire) has accused the Government of pouring money down the drain after receiving figures from the Treasury on lost revenue.
In 2011 West Ham chairman, David Gold announced that the Boleyn Ground would not be redeveloped saying, "I am ruling out developing the Boleyn, that would be pouring money down the drain."
But the United States, with its budgetary problems, has been arguing that a large aid effort for the Soviet Union at this point would pour money down the drain and would even be counterproductive, because it might enable Mr. Gorbachev to avoid pressing for the reforms that are crucial if foreign aid is to accomplish anything.