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be in the weeds

Slang definitions & phrases for be in the weeds

be in the weeds

verb phrase

To be in difficulty; be struggling: The corporation that issues your hubby's paycheck is in the weeds

[1980s+; probably fr the plight of a golfer who has sent the ball into the rough]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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