informal Suffer a heavy financial loss: even though we got stuck in a rotten gold market, our readers didn’t take a bath
More example sentences
- It looks as if every kid in town is going splish, splash and the town's finances aren't even taking a bath.
- Hong Kong and China shares took a bath yesterday as investors reacted negatively to rumours of a near-term interest rate increase by Beijing and renewed unrest in the Middle East.
- As usual, this big shot walked away with a slick profit and a wink, while small investors and company employees took a bath.
Definition of take a bath in:
- The US English dictionary