Idiom: "In hot water"


Could you please tell me a few expressions having the same meaning as:



In trouble
Up the creek without a paddle

  • In a hornet’s nest
  • In a (pretty/tight) pickle
  • In a tight spot/corner
  • In a (bit of a) predicament
  • In deep water

And there are more here:

hot water

There’s also in the doghouse.

Additional expressions that might come in handy. :wink:

be hard-set
be in a box
be in a mess
be in a fix