English version

in/into/out of trouble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin/into/out of troublein/into/out of troublea) DANGEROUSPROBLEMif someone or something is in trouble, they are in a situation with a lot of problems He admitted that their marriage was in trouble.get/run into trouble The company ran into trouble when it tried to expand too quickly.in serious/deep trouble The economy was in serious trouble. the dangers of trying to borrow your way out of trouble b) if someone is in trouble, they have done something which someone will punish them for or be angry aboutin deep/big trouble We’ll be in big trouble if Mr Elliott finds out.in trouble with somebody I think I’m in trouble with Dad. I didn’t say anything because I didn’t want to get into trouble.keep/stay out of trouble I hope Tim stays out of trouble this year. trouble
Examples from the Corpus
in/into/out of troubleThe parole system has been making efforts to keep former convicts out of trouble.The loyalty program he established in 1947 was the first step toward making them value caution and keeping out of trouble.She had decided at an early age that the best way to stay out of trouble was to stay out of sight.After she calmed down she reminded me of our bargain, and of how she had stayed out of trouble all year.Our assumption that we can build our way out of trouble is another.Getting you out of trouble again.You need a captain along to keep you out of trouble.
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