get into a mess

get into a mess

 
1. Lit. to get some part of one into a sloppy or messy substance. Look at your shoes! You really got into a mess. Please don't get into a mess in the park.
2. and get into a jam Fig. to get into difficulty; to get into trouble. Now you have really gotten into a mess. I got into a real mess at work.
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get something into a mess

to cause something to become messy or untidy; to cause something to become unmanageable. When he made the spaghetti sauce, he got the kitchen into a real mess. You have got these accounts into a mess!
See also: get, mess