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be in hot water

(also get into hot water)
to be in or get into a difficult situation in which you are in danger of being criticized or punished: He found himself in hot water over his comments about immigration.
Translations of “be in hot water”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷入困境, 惹上麻煩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷入困境, 惹上麻烦…
(Definition of be in hot water from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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