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  • A two pipe problem
  • Away go troubles down the drain ( Roto-Rooter advertising slogan )
  • Brain drain
  • Cherry ripe ( Cockney rhyming slang for pipe )
  • Ditch the bitch
  • Down the drain
  • Drain the bilge
  • Empty gesture
  • Empty handed
  • Empty headed
  • Empty nest syndrome
  • Empty nester
  • Empty vessels make the most noise
  • Empty words
  • Factory outlet ( a shop where goods are sold directly to the public by the manufacturer )
  • Factory shop ( a retail outlet where goods are sold directly to the public by the manufacturer )
  • Fat berg ( a solid mass of grease in a sewer )
  • Go down the drain
  • Gutter press
  • Gutter snipe
  • It's the empty can that makes the most noise
  • Last ditch effort
  • Laugh like a drain
  • Lead pipe cinch
  • Pipe down
  • Pipe dream
  • Pipe up
  • Put that in your pipe and smoke it
  • Running on empty
  • Smell the Glove ( fictional album by the spoof heavy-metal band Spinal Tap )
  • The Adventure of the Empty House ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The empty chair ( the perceived absense of someone who is recently deceased )
  • These go to eleven ( line from the movie This Is Spinal Tap )
  • We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars ( Oscar Wilde quotation )

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