trouble is brewing

trouble is brewing

There is difficulty, danger, or unrest fermenting or expected to arise in the future. According to many inside the region, trouble is brewing among working-class voters who felt betrayed by the recent legislative change. We sensed that trouble was brewing, so we got out of the bar before the fight broke out.
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Trouble is brewing.

 and There is trouble brewing.
Fig. Trouble is developing. Trouble's brewing at the office. I have to get there early tomorrow. There is trouble brewing in the government. The prime minister may resign.
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FRESH trouble is brewing for Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh as Delhi high court on Wednesday asked the Cenbral Bureau of Investigation ( CBI) to speed up probe against him.
TROUBLE is brewing in Britain's workplaces after a new report accused men of "conning" women colleagues to make more than their fair share of tea.
Thiruvananthapuram: AaFor the ruling Left Democratic Front in Kerala which is straining to retain the 18 seats it won in the state in the last Lok Sabha poll in 2004, and the opposition United Democratic Front that is aiming to score far more than the single seat it had last time, trouble is brewing from within.
TROUBLE is brewing between Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre and manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
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