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To be in, or to get into a difficult situation

run out of road

to have come to the end of all possibilities for action

suffer

verb

to be badly affected by a very difficult or unpleasant situation

undergo

verb

to experience something, especially something that is unpleasant but necessary

come under

to be forced to experience something unpleasant

endure

verb

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

incur

verb

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

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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