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English definition of “a pretty/fine kettle of fish”

a pretty/fine kettle of fish

old-fashioned
a very difficult and annoying situationDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of a pretty/fine kettle of fish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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