English version

land somebody in it

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishland somebody in itland somebody in itBritish English spoken informalPROBLEM to get someone into trouble by telling other people that they did something wrong syn drop somebody in it Geoff landed me in it by saying I should have checked that the door was locked. land
Examples from the Corpus
land somebody in itTo whack it over the net, land a dart in it.You've just landed yourself in it.You've landed us in it, doin' that.
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