up shit creek


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up shit creek (without a paddle)

rude slang In a challenging or troublesome situation, especially one that cannot be easily resolved. I have no savings, so if I get fired from my job, I'll be up shit creek without a paddle. Shouldn't we stop for gas? We'll be up shit creek if the car dies on that desolate road ahead.
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up shit creek

in an awkward predicament.
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up shit creek

verb
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up shit creek (without a paddle)

In dire circumstances with no hope of help.
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