Every economic indicator was in the toilet and quickly rushing down into the sewer.
She also designed an emergency "manhole bag," a flat purse that could be thrown on the ground to double as a sewer.
Non-naturally occurring sinkholes can form because of water main breaks, sewer collapses, or even abandoned mines.
A lot of older cities have sewer systems that take rainwater, sewage, and industrial wastewater in the same pipe.
In June, a court ruled that JPMorgan would lose $842 million of the $1.22 billion in sewer debt it held.
But in the combined system such a procedure would be dangerous, as the sewer air would be apt to enter the house.
You'll work another period, sewer rat, if I have to prop you up!
sewer rats, he admits, are not the very worst of the race, but even they should be slain wherever they may be caught.
With a low cry the surgeon jumped down a sewer and was seen no more.
The sewer gratings in the streets give off foul gases at the pavement level, especially in the summer.
c.1400, "conduit," from Anglo-French sewere, Old North French sewiere "sluice from a pond" (13c.), literally "something that makes water flow," from shortened form of Gallo-Romance *exaquaria (cf. Middle French esseveur), from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + aquaria, fem. of aquarius "pertaining to water," from aqua "water" (see aqua-).
Specifically of underground channels for wastewater from c.1600; figurative use of this is from 1640s.
"one who sews," late 14c., agent noun from sew (v.).
A vein or artery: if I had put it right in the sewer instead of skin popping (1960s+ Narcotics)