kettle of fish

NOUN
  1. informal terms for a difficult situation
    he made a muddle of his marriage
    he got into a terrible fix
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How To Use kettle of fish In A Sentence

  • The new proposal is quite a different kettle of fish from the last one.
  • Playing for the reserve team is a totally different kettle of fish.
  • Oscar is a different kettle of fish. Times, Sunday Times
  • That was indeed a pretty kettle of fish.
  • That was indeed a pretty kettle of fish.
  • “A pretty lad was this fair-spoken archer of thine!” said the Prince her father to her; “and a pretty kettle of fish hast thou cooked for the fondest of fathers.” Burlesques
  • To give him his due, the five-year-old would happily sit and wait until I had finished my main course, but the little one is a different kettle of fish (something else she would probably woof down, given half a chance).
  • That's another kettle of fish entirely and I despair of physicians and others who confuse and muddle invalidity and melancholy as being one and the same thing.
  • a pretty kettle of fish
  • If Dr Griffin misled the Board then we have a different "kettle of fish". Proposed School Budget Received Badly at cvillenews.com
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