a sinking ship

a sinking ship a failing organization or endeavour.
Main Entry: ship

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  • sinking ship — noun A doomed cause; a lost cause; a loosing cause; a loosing proposition; an impending debacle; an on going disaster; a bad deal …   Wiktionary

  • (a) sinking ship — a company or other organization that is failing. He d seen the company s accounts, realized he was on a sinking ship, and decided to get off …   New idioms dictionary

  • a sinking ship — used in various phrases to describe an organization or endeavor that is failing, usually in the context of criticizing someone for leaving it they have fled like rats from a sinking ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • a sinking ship — a failing organization or endeavour. → ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • My Beautiful Sinking Ship — Studio album by Devics Released September 4, 20 …   Wikipedia

  • Low Note From A Sinking Ship — Infobox Album | Name = Slow Note From A Sinking Ship Type = Album Artist = Portastatic Released = 1995 Genre = Indie rock Length = |55:25 Label = Merge Records Producer = Mac McCaughan and Jerry Kee Engineer + [Jerry Kee] and [Mac McCaughan]… …   Wikipedia

  • Slow Note From a Sinking Ship — Infobox Album | Name = Slow Note From A Sinking Ship Type = Album Artist = Portastatic Released = 1995 Genre = Indie rock Length = |55:25 Label = Merge Records Producer = Mac McCaughan and Jerry Kee Engineer + [Jerry Kee] and [Mac McCaughan]… …   Wikipedia

  • leave a sinking ship — leave/abandon/desert/a sinking ship phrase to stop being involved in something that is becoming less and less successful Senior executives at the company were the first to desert the sinking ship. Thesaurus: to stop doing somethingsynonym to kil …   Useful english dictionary

  • abandon a sinking ship — leave/abandon/desert/a sinking ship phrase to stop being involved in something that is becoming less and less successful Senior executives at the company were the first to desert the sinking ship. Thesaurus: to stop doing somethingsynonym to kil …   Useful english dictionary

  • desert a sinking ship — leave/abandon/desert/a sinking ship phrase to stop being involved in something that is becoming less and less successful Senior executives at the company were the first to desert the sinking ship. Thesaurus: to stop doing somethingsynonym to kil …   Useful english dictionary

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