be\ in\ a\ stew


be\ in\ a\ stew
v. phr.
To be worried, harassed, upset.

Al has been in a stew ever since he got word that his sister was going to marry his worst enemy.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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