Oh No, I’m in Trouble!

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.

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in a pickle

phrase; idiom

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.

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conundrum [ kuhnuhn-druh m ] 难题;复杂难解的问题

noun

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.

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3

plight [ plahyt ] 困境

noun

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.

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4

buffalo [ buhfuh-loh ]

verb (used with object) informal

to puzzle or baffle; confuse; mystify

He was buffaloed by the problem.

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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.

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