BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL

English Tip : BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL

BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL
- in trouble; in a weak or losing position
- in a difficult situation

EXAMPLES:
1. I’m BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL again and can’t see how to relieve my dilemma.
2. John is BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL because he started writing his term paper far too late.
3. He hasn’t studied all term, and now he’s BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL.
4. Samuel’s thoughtless remarks put him BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL, and many people thought he should resign.
5. After his last two projects failed, he was really BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL.

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BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL

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