The British Idiom – Fine kettle of fish
Definition of Fine kettle of fish
A fine kettle of fish is a very difficult or troublesome situation, or a tricky problem.
Examples of Usage of Fine kettle of fish
Well, this is a fine kettle of fish! There was supposed to be someone to pick me up at the station, but here I am, no mobile, no money for a taxi, and I don’t even know the address anyway. It’s Christmas Day, you’ve forgotten to defrost the turkey, and the guests will be here in the next hour. This is a fine kettle of fish, I must say.
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