go down the tube
[1970s+; origin unknown; the verb mahula, ”to fail, go bankrupt,” is found by the 1940s]
- Gonorrheal ophthalmia
gonorrheal ophthalmia n. Acute purulent conjunctivitis due to gonococcal infection.
[gon-uh-ree-uh] /ˌgɒn əˈri ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. a contagious, purulent inflammation of the urethra or the vagina, caused by the gonococcus. /ˌɡɒnəˈrɪə/ noun 1. an infectious venereal disease caused by a gonococcus, characterized by a burning sensation when urinating and a mucopurulent discharge from the urethra or vagina n. also gonorrhoea, 1520s, from Late Latin […]
[gon-uh-thee-kuh] /ˌgɒn əˈθi kə/ noun, plural gonothecae [gon-uh-thee-see] /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.
- Go nowhere
verb phrase to be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt Examples The proposal went nowhere. Usage Note informal verb phrase To be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt: her proposal went nowhere