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in hot water

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin hot waterin hot waterSERIOUS SITUATIONif someone is in hot water, they are in trouble because they have done something wrong The finance minister found himself in hot water over his business interests.land/get yourself in hot water She got herself in hot water with the authorities. hot
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in hot waterThe sun splashed and faded on the bath as he lay in hot water.It would be good to roll in hot water all over.Crockery and eating utensils should be washed in hot water and detergent.Wash the container in hot soapy water and rinse thoroughly in hot water.Airlocks happen in hot water systems for a number of reasons.Soak dried mushrooms in hot water to cover until soft, about 20 minutes.Ladle into clean glass jars that have been rinsed in hot water to prevent any cracking from the heat.Illegal testing can land employers in hot water to the tune of $ 10,000 per violation.
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