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English definition of “in a stew”

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in a stew

informal
If someone is in a stew, that person is in a difficult situation that causes them to feel worried or upset: William is in a stew about/over the demand he received from the tax office.
Translations of “in a stew”
in Chinese (Traditional) 坐立不安, 心煩意亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坐立不安, 心烦意乱…
(Definition of in a stew from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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