Throw Money Down The Drain – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS


Throw Money Down The Drain  – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


to spend money and get nothing in return


“If you don’t pass your college classes, we are throwing money down the drain.

“You are just throwing money down the drain on that car. It constantly breaks down.”

Don’t buy any more of that low-quality merchandise. That’s just throwing money down the drain.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    What a waste! Buying that old car is just ________________________. 
    A. the prime of life
    B. throwing money down the drain
    C. my home away from home
    D. a fair-weather friend
  2. Describe a thing that you have bought but you don’t like. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What it was
    – When you bought it
    – Where you bought it
    And explain why you don’t like it

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