be in (a bit of) a jam(redirected from were in a jam)
be in (a bit of) a jam
To be in a troublesome situation. I'm in a bit of a jam—I accidentally made plans with two different men tonight! We're in a jam now because the hotel gave our room away!
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be in a ˈjam(informal) be in a difficult situation: I’m in a bit of a jam. Could you give me a lift to the train station?
See also: jam
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