land sb in sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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land sb in sth

phrasal verb with land uk   us   /lænd/ verb
to ​cause someone to be in a ​difficultsituation: Revealing ​confidentialinformation to a ​rivalcompany could ​land you in ​serioustrouble with ​yourboss. The ​demonstrationoutside the ​embassylanded some of the ​protesters in ​jailovernight. He ​landed himself in deep/​hotwater (= in a very ​difficult or ​unpleasantsituation) by ​lying to the ​taxoffice about his ​earnings.
(Definition of land sb in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “land sb in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)陷入困境…
in Turkish birinin başını derde sokmak…
in Russian доводить кого-либо до чего-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)陷入困境…
in Polish wpakować kogoś w coś…
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