Oh No, I’m in Trouble!
Have you ever been in a pickle or stuck in a conundrum? These words are different ways to say that you are in trouble or having some difficulty.
in a pickle
If you are in a pickle you are in a troublesome or difficult situation.
After losing my mobile phone, I found myself in a pickle.
conundrum [ kuh–nuhn-druh m ] 难题;复杂难解的问题
A conundrum is a problem or puzzle which is difficult or impossible to solve.
The result is a conundrum for the student union where there is no clear middle ground.
plight [ plahyt ] 困境
If you refer to someone’s plight, you mean that they are in a difficult or distressing situation that is full of problems.
Being left with three children, after her husband died left her in a terrible plight.
buffalo [ buhf–uh-loh ]
verb (used with object) informal
to puzzle or baffle; confuse; mystify
He was buffaloed by the problem.
muddle [ muhd-l ] 糊涂;困惑
verb (used with object)
If people or things are in a muddle, they are in a state of confusion or disorder.
My thoughts are all in a muddle.