be in hot water
in hot water
to be in a difficult situation in which you are likely to be punished
You are going to get into hot water with Monica about that.
Carol got into hot water about Todd with Rebecca.
Tim got himself into hot water by being late.
The young boy got into hot water with his parents when he had a fight at school.
If she keeps getting into hot water, she will be kicked out of school.
He found himself in hot water over his comments about immigration.
Nie jest to to samo co "kąpany w gorącej wodzie", co oznacza impulsywny, niecierpliwy, porywczy
Idiom "be in hot water" dotyczy raczej kłopotów w jakie można wpaść z powodu danej sytuacji.
Idiom o podobnym znaczeniu to: to have a hard time