Translation: from spanish

out of the fire and into the frying pan

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  • out of the frying pan (and) into the fire — phrase used for saying that someone who was in a bad situation is now in a worse situation Thesaurus: words used to describe difficult situationssynonym Main entry: frying pan …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of the frying pan and into the fire — out of one trouble and into more trouble, from something bad to something worse When he changed jobs he went out of the frying pan and into the fire. His new job is much worse …   Idioms and examples

  • from/out of the frying pan and into the fire — from/out of the frying pan (and) into the fire see ↑frying pan • • • Main Entry: ↑fire from/out of the frying pan (and) into the fire ◇ If you have gone or jumped from or out of the frying pan (and) into the fire, you have gone from a bad… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump out of the frying pan and into the fire — jump out of the frying pan (and) into the fire to go from a bad situation to an even worse one. Many kids who run away from unhappy homes discover they ve jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire …   New idioms dictionary

  • Out of the frying pan into the fire — is a phrase which can be used in one of two ways. It can be used in the same way as from bad to worse, which as the wording suggests means going from an unpleasant situation to one even more so or it can describe the belief that one has escaped a …   Wikipedia

  • out of the frying pan into the fire — out of one problem and into a larger one, moving from one problem to a greater one, going from a bad situation to a worse situation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • from/out of the frying pan into the fire — from/out of the frying pan (and) into the fire see ↑frying pan • • • Main Entry: ↑fire from/out of the frying pan (and) into the fire ◇ If you have gone or jumped from or out of the frying pan (and) into the fire, you have gone from a bad… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump out of the frying pan into the fire — jump out of the frying pan (and) into the fire to go from a bad situation to an even worse one. Many kids who run away from unhappy homes discover they ve jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire …   New idioms dictionary

  • frying pan — frying .pan n 1.) a round flat pan with a long handle, used for frying food 2.) out of the frying pan and into the fire to go from a bad situation to one that is even worse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • frying pan — UK [ˈfraɪɪŋ ˌpæn] / US noun [countable] Word forms frying pan : singular frying pan plural frying pans a flat metal pan with a long handle, used for cooking food in hot oil or fat • out of the frying pan (and) into the fire used for saying that… …   English dictionary

  • frying pan — noun (C) 1 a round flat pan with a long handle, used for frying food; skillet AmE 2 out of the frying pan and into the fire to go from a bad situation to one that is even worse …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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