Pickle Trouble Iap 01 Unpleasant Situation Years Ago People

Id IAP_01
Idiom In a pickle
Meaning In trouble. In an unpleasant situation.
Example Now she is really in a pickle!

Years ago, people didn't have refrigerators to help keep vegetables and meat from spoiling. They sometimes put them in a large barrel filled with vinegar or brine. This was called "pickling." Imagine someone sitting on the lid of a pickle barrel. Ooops! He falls in. Now he's in big trouble.

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