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To be in, or to get into a difficult situation - synonyms or related words

run out of road

to have come to the end of all possibilities for action



to be badly affected by a very difficult or unpleasant situation



to experience something, especially something that is unpleasant but necessary

come under

to be forced to experience something unpleasant



to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period



to experience something unpleasant as a result of something that you have done

go through

to experience something difficult or unpleasant

be in dire/desperate straits

to be in a very difficult situation, especially one involving a lack of money

be (caught/stuck) between a rock and a hard place

to be in a position in which you have to choose between two things that are not good

be in the grip of something

to be in a difficult or unpleasant situation



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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