If you don't treat an ingredient and its flavors with respect - if you drown it in oil, for instance - you'll spoil it.
In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.
It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope.
I don't let myself 'surf' on the Web, or I would probably drown.
With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire - they go in.
You probably have to have redundant levee systems with canals in between them, like the Dutch have, to make sure that incoming water is channeled off to areas where you deal with it rather than have it drown you.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
If we follow the white man, we're going to drown with the white man.
My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.
Our goal is to shrink government to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.