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in deep water (or waters)

Definition of in deep water or waters in English:

informal In trouble or difficulty: he landed in deep water when he began the affair
More example sentences
  • Many Christians only think of God when they are in deep water, they get in trouble and they scream for God, they get out of trouble, and they run back to their sin and rebellion.
  • I've been in deep water and he hasn't been in deep water and we'll see how he handles that.
  • With his manipulative talents, he landed his opponent in deep waters.
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