in deep doo-doo

in deep doo-doo

slang In a very troublesome situation, usually one that will trigger another person's anger and/or a severe punishment. "Doo-doo" is a word for "feces" that is typically used by children. If we get caught breaking into school, we'll be in some deep doo-doo! I knew I was in deep doo-doo when I dented my mom's brand-new car.
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in deep doo-doo

VERY INFORMAL
If someone is in deep doo-doo, they are in serious trouble. You'll be in deep doo-doo if you don't clean the cages properly or feed the animals the right food. If spending goes down, we're in deep, deep doo-doo. Note: `Doo-doo' is a children's word for solid waste from the body.
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in deep doo-doo

mod. in real trouble. (Doo-doo = dung.) See what you’ve done. Now you are in deep doo-doo.
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A FOOTBALL official is in deep doo-doo - after sending a box of cow dung to players from a rival team.
When a club's biggest asset is the manager who took them down, you know they're in deep doo-doo.
You know he's in deep doo-doo when he's being given advice by that former self-confessed "binge-drinking" ladette Sally Bercow, wife of the Commons Speaker.