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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.
(Definition of be in hot water from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be in hot water”
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷入困境, 惹上麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷入困境, 惹上麻煩…
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