take a shit
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- (idiomatic, vulgar, colloquial) To defecate.
- Man, I have to take a shit real bad.
- (idiomatic, vulgar, colloquial, Britain) To fail or malfunction.
- I had to use the stairs because the lift took a shit this morning.
See also: WikiSaurus:defecate
- (fail, malfunction): crap out