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up the creek in mandarin

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up the creek in mandarin

Postby schnaz » 2014-08-06, 7:05

Can anyone suggest an equivalent expression to "up the creek" in Mandarin
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Thanks in advance

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/up_the_creek
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Re: up the creek in mandarin

Postby linguoboy » 2014-08-06, 14:13

nciku suggests 处于困境. Lin Yu-tang has the expression 處境困難.
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Re: up the creek in mandarin

Postby schnaz » 2014-08-08, 4:50

Thank you Linguoboy, and thank you for introducing me to the Lin Yu -Tang dictionary ,if however I get fired because I stay up too late prowling around in that dictionary I may have to take my thanks back. :ohwell:
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