Idioms related to Problem

where there’s a will, there’s a way
where there’s a will, there’s a way Meaning willpower will defeat any difficulty strong determination can conquer any problem to be determined to do something, usually in a ... Read on
back to the wall
back to the wall Meaning | Definition to be in a difficult situation to have the odds against one’s self to have no way of being able to ... Read on
when it rains, it pours
when it rains, it pours also, it never rains but it pours Meaning to have a good or bad news enlarged by circumstances something good or bad occurring ... Read on
if it’s not one thing, it’s the other
if it’s not one thing, it’s the other also if it’s not one thing, it’s another or it’s one thing after another Meaning: everything is going wrong bad things keep happening face ... Read on
add fuel to the flames
add fuel to the flames Meaning: an action, whether verbal or physical that makes a bad situation even worse cause circumstances or dispute to become further excessive Synonym: ... Read on
in deep water
in deep water Meaning: in difficulty, in problem. Example: I’m going to be in deep water if my boss refuses to approve the project done by me after ... Read on
come to a head
come to a head Meaning: come to a crucial point; to come to a point when a problem must be solved. Example: The battle between the two factions ... Read on
sweep under the carpet, rug
sweep under the carpet or rug Meaning: try to hide a problem or keep a problem secret instead of dealing with it. Example: The administration team of the ... Read on
can of worms
a can of worms Meaning to get into something that is messy, has problems and is unwanted something that is complicated and involves a lot of hassle (to ... Read on
bite off more than can chew
bite off more than one can chew Meaning try to do more than one is able to do undertake a promise one cannot accomplish attempt to do something ... Read on

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cut corners
cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.

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