in N

The 'trouble' group

These nouns refer to trouble, disorder, or a difficult or dangerous situation.
That put the Clinton administration in a bind.
I was in a dilemma. Should I let him go or should I let common sense prevail and veto his request?
The Government's NHS privatisation programme is in disarray.
They made a couple of fundamental mistakes which put their lives in jeopardy.
The house was in a terrible mess.
The country is still in the throes of a civil war.
I knew then that I was in trouble.
  • in adversity
  • in chaos*
  • in crisis
  • in danger (of ...)
  • in decline*
  • in difficulties*
  • in difficulty*
  • in disarray*
  • in disorder*
  • in distress
  • in ferment
  • in hot water
  • in jeopardy
  • in trouble*
  • in turmoil*
  • in uproar
  • in the face of ...
  • in the firing line
  • in the grip of ...
  • in the throes of ...
  • in a bind
  • in a (tight) corner*
  • in a decline
  • in a dilemma
  • in a fix
  • in a hole*
  • in a jam
  • in a mess*
  • in a muddle*
  • in a quandary
  • in a scrape
  • in a (tight) spot
  • in a tangle*
  • in a trap
  • The nouns marked with an asterisk (*) also have the pattern into N.
    Postal services were thrown into chaos when 2,000 staff walked out.
    Sadly, after that his career went into decline.
    The ship got into difficulties and then sank about twenty miles off the Kent coast.
    They have dug themselves into a hole.
    India's central government got itself into a mess over telecommunications licences.

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