Definition of “in a stew” - English Dictionary

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“in a stew” in British English

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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 his tax return.

(Definition of “in a stew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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