comes to the crunch Meaning: in a critical moment or crucial time, or in a tight corner. Example: It’s always the same, she promise help, but as soon as when it comes to the crunch she invents excuses.
Meaning: be in the same unpleasant situation as other people
Example: The speaker said that everyone should make an effort towards the protection of the environment, as everyone was in the same boat, and climate changes would have dire consequences for all. Read on