Translation: from spanish

to be up to one's neck

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  • In it up to one's neck — in big trouble …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • in it up to one's neck — Australian Slang in big trouble …   English dialects glossary

  • stick one's neck out — phrasal : to lay oneself open (as to attack, criticism, complaint, detection, punishment, reprisal) : run the risk of bringing down upon oneself a consequence detrimental to oneself (as by taking another s part, making a decision outside the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • save one's neck — To escape narrowly with one s life or reputation • • • Main Entry: ↑neck save (some)one s bacon, save one s face, save one s neck, save one s skin, save the mark see under ↑bacon, ↑face, ↑neck, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk through the back of one's neck — see under ↑neck • • • Main Entry: ↑back talk through the back of one s neck To talk wildly or absurdly wide of the truth • • • Main Entry: ↑neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick\ one's\ neck\ out — • stick one s neck out • stick one s chin out v. phr. informal To do something dangerous or risky. When I was in trouble, Paul was the only one who would stick his neck out to help me. John is always sticking his chin out by saying something he… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • save\ one's\ neck — • save one s neck • save one s skin v. phr. slang To save from danger or trouble. The fighter planes saved our skins while the army was landing from the ships. Betty saved Tim s neck by typing his report for him; without her help he could not… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • crane one's neck — stretch one s neck, extend one s neck (in order to see) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • save one's neck — • save one s neck • save one s skin save oneself from danger or trouble He left the scene of the fire as soon as possible in order to save his own neck …   Idioms and examples

  • break one's neck — phrasal : to strive to the utmost * * * 1) dislocate or seriously damage a vertebra or the spinal cord in one s neck 2) break one s neck to do something informal exert oneself to the utmost to achieve something …   Useful english dictionary

  • yoke around one's neck —    An obligation, commitment or restraint that becomes an oppressive burden is called a yoke around one s neck.     When John lost his job, the repayments on the house became a yoke around his neck …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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