For almost a week, we have to deal with water, like rain, flood. So, that’s why today’s session will be about water.

1. To be in deep water

Meaning: to be in a difficult situation

Example: Having lost his passport, Finn is now in deep waters.

2. Blow (someone) out of the water

Meaning: defeat or humiliate a person

Example: If Quinn challenges Rachel’s ability to sing, Rachel’ll blow Quinn out of the water.

3. To be like a fish out of water

Meaning: to feel awkward or uncomfortable because of being unfamiliar with the surroundings

Example: Emma felt like a fish out of water among those high-society people.

4. Water under the bridge

Meaning: event that has already occurred and cannot be altered

Example: Mercedes, stop worrying about the national competition, it is water under the bridge now.

5. Hold water

Meaning: be logical, be sensible

Example: Puckerman can’t be in two places at once. His story doesn’t hold water.

6. In hot water

Meaning: needing discipline or correction

Example: Kurt took his pet to school, and now he’s in hot water. He could be suspended from class.

7. Dead in the water

Meaning: not competitive, not qualified to compete, no hope for the future

Example: Since Mr. Will Schuester left, this club has been dead in the water.

8. Come hell or high water

Meaning: no matter what happens

Example: Brittany will buy that gown, come hell or high water. She’s determined.

9. Throw cold water on

Meaning: discourage, because you lose the interest

Example: Don’t be negative, Santana. Don’t throw cold water on our regional competition plan.

10. Test the water

Meaning: check someone’s feeling, take a poll

Example: Tina always tests the water before she introduces a budget

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About Habib

Hamba Allah swt., umat Rasulullah saw., lahir di Prabumulih pada Kamis, 26 Dzulhijjah 1410H.

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