Deteriorate, worsen, as in Ever since the recession began, the business has been going downhill. The figurative use of downhill for “decline” dates from the mid-1800s. Also see downhill all the way.
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perish, decay, disintegrate, warp, crumble, wither, spoil, molder, stain, decompose, languish, decline, dwindle, die, decrease, descend, fade, fail, depreciate, weaken
- go by,
- go cup,
- go down,
- go down in history,
- go down the drain,
- go dutch,
- go easy,
- go far,
- go fish,
- go fly a kite
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