What is a term/saying you use to describe being in trouble?
"Boy, I'm in a pickle," is an expression for being in trouble. What other terms express trouble, distress? What is its/their origin(s)?
here's just a few:
In hot water. (implying that the situation is heated and that if you do not get out or fix things then you will get burned)
SNAFU (military code for Situation Normal All....ehem "Fouled" Up)
In a bind.
Up a creek without a paddle. (Implying that you are adrift and helpless in a potentially dangerous situation)
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