IN-HOT-WATER

English Tip : IN HOT WATER

IN-HOT-WATER

 

IN HOT WATER
-to be in trouble; to be the object of someone’s anger
-in a situation of difficulty, trouble, or disgrace

EXAMPLES:
1. Jim’s friendly relationship with his secretary landed him IN HOT WATER with his wife.
2. Because she arrives late for work so frequently, Samantha is IN HOT WATER with her boss.
3. I’m IN HOT WATER with the cops again.
4. Those e-mails complaining about your boss can land you IN HOT WATER.

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