be in deep shit(redirected from be in the shit)
be in deep shit
rude slang To be in a very troublesome situation, usually one that will trigger another person's anger and/or a severe punishment. If we get caught breaking into school, we'll be in deep shit! I knew I was in deep-shit when I dented my mom's brand-new car.
be in deep/the shit(British & Australian taboo)
if someone is in deep shit, they are in a lot of trouble When I crashed my uncle's car, I knew I was in deep shit.