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ket·tle of fish

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  1. kettle of fishnoun

    Synonyms:
    can of worms, ball game, horse of a different color

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fishnoun

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, mare's nest, press, jam, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, pickle, flock, stack, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, mess, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, muddle, reparation, pot

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How to use kettle of fish in a sentence?

  1. Max Stier:

    Questions about the policy landscape are entirely legitimate, it’s a different kettle of fish.

  2. Fred Blow:

    Problem drinkers are a whole different kettle of fish, serious heavy drinkers have disruptive relationships with people, particularly their partners. That’s an important issue that should be looked at going forward.


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