Trouble

when life gives you lemons

Meaning: make the best out of a difficult situation

Example: She tried to live by the motto 'when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.' Read on

trouble shared is trouble halved

Meaning: a trouble shared is a trouble halved

Example: Don't hesitate to share your problems with me. After all, a problem shared is a problem halved. Read on

troubled waters

Meaning: a difficult phase of life

Example: The situation was getting worse, but like all the other members of the company, he was fascinated by troubled waters. Read on

a stitch in time saves nine

Meaning: do not wait to deal with a specific problem or you risk it getting much worse later on

Example: John said to his brother, " You better bring your car to the shop while it's still running, because a stitch in time saves nine". Read on

knight in shining armour

Meaning: used to describe someone who saves you from a difficult situation

Example: Thank you so much for fixing my flat tire. You are a knight in shining armour. Read on

back against the wall

Meaning: to be in a tough situation with limited options

Example: The company has its back against the wall and if the employees do not help out now, it will be bankrupt soon. Read on

when it rains, it pours

Meaning: to have a good or bad news enlarged by circumstances

Example: The restaurant owners had the best of everything at one point. But you know what they say, when it rains, it pours. Today they are left with absolutely nothing. Read on

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head-on

Meaning: front-to-front

Example: Even with the increased hostility at work, Amanda faced all her colleagues head-on as she pitched her new proposal. Read on

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