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    #1

    Go to pot

    Hi,

    I know what the idioms go to pot or go to the dogs mean but may I say she is incompetent and leads the business to the dogs/to pot?

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Go to pot

    No.

    You could say '"She let the business go to pot/to the dogs."
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    Re: Go to pot

    If you want the present, is letting would work.

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