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Expression about water are almost as common as water itself.but many of expression using water have unpleased meanings.The expression to be in hot water is one of them.It is a very old expression.Hot water was used 500 years ago to mean being in trouble. one story saids it got that meaning from the custome of flowing boiling water down on enemys attacking a castle. That is no longer the custom but we still get in hot water .When we are in hot water we are in trouble. It can be any kind of trouble, serious and not so serious. A person who breaks a lock can be in hot water with the police. A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into house with dirty wet shoes.

being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water.When you are in deep water you are in difficulty. Imaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore. you are in deep water when you are facing a problem that you do not have ability to solve. The problem is too deep for you.You can be in deep water. for example if you invest in stocks without knowing anything about stock market.

To keep your head above water is a colorful expression that means staying out of debt.A company that can keep its head above water can survive economic hard times.

Water over the dam is the expression about a pass event. It is something that is over and done with. it can not be changed. This expression comes from the idea that water that has fallen over the dam can not be brought back again. when the friend is trouble by a mistake he made you might tell him to forget about it . you say it is water over the dam.

Another common expression to hold water is about the strength or weakness of the idea ,opinion, or argument. It probabilly comes from the way of testing the condition of container. If It can hold water, It is strong the expression is used the same way to describe an idea or argument. If the argument can hold water it is solid and strong without any holes. If it doesn't hold water than it is weak and can not be proved.

Throwing cold water also is an expression that deals with ideas or proposals. it means not to like an idea . For example you want to buy a new computer, so you can do some of your work at home. but your wife throw cold water on the idea because a computer cost too much.
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Now The VOA special English program words and their stories.expressions about water are almost as common as water itselfe.But many of the expressions use in water have unpleasant meanings .

the expression to be in hot water is one of them.It is a very old expression.Hot water with used five hundred years ago to mean be in trouble.

One story says it got that meaning from the custom of throughing boiling water down on enemies attacking a cancel.That is no longer the custom but we still got in hot water when we are in hot water.We are in trouble.It can be any kind of trouble -serious and not so serious.A person who breaks a law can be in hot water with the police.A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into the house with dirty wet shose.

Being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water.When you are in deep water .you are in difficulty.Imaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore岸,滨 you are in deep water when you face in a problem that you do not have the ability to solve.The problem is too deep for you .you can be in a deep water.For example if you invest in投资 stocks without knowing anything about the stock market.

To keep your head above water is a colorful expression.That means staying out of debt.A company that can keep its head above water can survive economic hard times.

Water over the dam is an expression about a past event.It is something that is over and down with.it can not be changed.The expression comes from the idea that water that has fallen over a dam can not be brought back again.When a friend is troubled by a mistake he is made.you might tell him to forget about it .you say it is water over the dam.

Another common expression to hold water is about the strength or weakness of an idea ,a opinion or argument.It probably comes from the way of tasting the condition of a continue.If it can hold water .it is strong.The expression is used the same way to describe an idea or argument.If the argument an hold water.It is solid and strop without any hose.If it does not hold water .then it is weak and can not be proved.

Throughing cold water also is an expression the deals of ideas or purposes it means not to like an idea.For example you want to buy a new computer so you can do some of your work at home.But your wife throughs cold water of the idea.Because a computer costs too much.
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Now the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.

Expressions about water are almost as common as water itself. But many of the expressions using water have unpleasant meanings. The expression to be in hot water is one of them. It is a very old expression. Hot water was used 500 years ago to mean being in trouble. One story says it got that meaning. From the custom of throwing boiling water down on enemies are tacking a castle. That is no longer the custom, but we still get in hot water. When we are in hot water, we are in trouble. It can be any kind of trouble, serious and not so serious. A person who breaks a law can be in hot water with the police. A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into the house with dirty wet shoes.

Being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water. When you are in deep water, you are in difficulty. Imagine a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore. You are in deep water when you are facing a problem that you do not have the ability to solve. The problem is too deep for you. You can be in deep water, for example, if you invest in stocks without knowing anything about the stock market.

To keep your head above the water is a colorful expression that means staying out of dech. A company that can keep its head above water can survive economic hard times.

Water over the dam is an expression about a pass event. It is something that is over and done with. It can not be changed. The expression comes from the idea that water that has falling over a dam can not be brought bake again. When the friend was troubled by a mistake he made, you might tell him to forget about it. You say, it is water over the dam.

Another common expression to hold water is about the strength or weakness of an idea or opinion in arguments. It probably comes from the way of testing the condition of a container. If it can hold the water, it is strong. The expression is used the same way to describe an idea or argument. If the argument can hold water, it is solid and strong without any holes. If it does not hold water, then it is weak and can not be proved.

Throw cold water is also an expression that deals with ideas and proposals. It means not to like the idea. For example, you want to buy a new computer, so you can do some of your work at home. But your wife throws cold water on the idea, because a computer costs too much.

This VOA Special English Program, Story and Their Stories was written by M.C. I’m Faith Lapidus.
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Now the VOA Special English Program words and stories.
Expressions about water are almost as common as water itself, but many of the expressions using water have an unpleasant meanings.
The expression to be in hot water is one of them. It is a very old expression. Hot water was used 500 years ago to mean being in trouble. One story says it got that meaning from the custom of flowing boiling water down on an enemy attacking a castle. That is no longer the custom, but we still get in hot water, when we are in hot water, we are in trouble. It can be any kind of trouble ,serious and not so serious. A person who breaks a law can be in hot water with the police. A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into the house with dirty and wet shoes.
Being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water. When you are in deep water you are in difficulty. Imaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore, you are in deep water when you are facing a problem that you do not have the ability to solve. The program is too deep for you, you can be in deep water, for example, if you invest in stocks without knowing anything about the stock market. To keep your head above water is colorful expression that means staying out of debt, a company that can keep its head above water can survive economic hard times.
Water over the dam is an expression about a pass event. It is something that is over and done with, it can not be changed. The expression comes from the idea that water that has falling over a dam can not be brought back again. When a friend is trouble by a mistake he made, you will tell him to forget about it, you say it is the water over the dam.
Another common expression to hold water is about the strength or weakness of an idea, opinion or argument. It probably comes form the way of testing the condition of container. If it can hold water it is strong. The expression use the same way to describe an idea or argument. If the argument can hold water, it is solid and strong without any holes. If it does not hold water, then it is weak and can not be proved.
Throughing cold water is also an expression that deals with ideas or proposals. It means not to like an idea, for example, you are to buy an new computer, so you can do some of your work at home. But your wife throws cold water on the idea, because a computer costs too much.








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Now the VOA Special English Program words and stories

Expressions about water are almost as common as water itself, But many of the expressions of using water has unpleasant meanings.

They expression "to be in hot water" is one of them, It is very old expression. Hot water was used 500 years ago to mean being in trouble. One story says it got that meaning from custom of throwing boiling water down enemies attacking a castle.That is no longer the custom, but we still get in hot water. when we are in hot water, we in trouble. It can be any king of trouble serious and not so serious. A person who breaks a lot can be in hot water with the police. A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into the house with dirty wet shoes.

Being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water. When you are in deep water, you are in difficulty. Imaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore. You are in deep water when you are facing the problem that you do not have an ability to solve. The problem is to deep for you. You can be in deep water, for example, if you invest in stocks without knowing anything about the stock market.

To keep your head above water is a corolful expression that means stay out of dust. A company that can keep its head about water can survive economic hard times.

Water over the dam is an expression about a past event. It is something that is over and done with. It can not be changed. The expression come from the idea that water that has flowing over the dam can not be brought back again. When a friend is trouble by a mistake is made,you might tell him to forget about it, you say it is water over the dam. Another common expression to hold water is about strunks or wickness of an idea, opinion or argument. It probly comes from the way of testing the condition of container. If it can not hold water, it is strong. The expression is used the same way to discrible an idea or argument. If the argument can hold water, it is solid and strong without any holes. It does not hold water than it is weak and can not be proved.

Throwing cold water also is an expression that deals with ideas or proposals. It means not like an idea. For example, you want to buy a new computer, so you can do some of your work at home. But your wife throws cold water on the idea, because a computer costs too much.

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the expression of water is common almost as itselves. but many of expressions use water have unpleasant meanings. the expression to be in hot water is one of them.it's an very old expression. hot water is used for 5 hundred year ago to mean being in trouble. one story says it got that meaning from a custom boilng water down an enemy attacking an castle. that is no longer the custom but we still get in hot water. when we are in hot water,we are in trouble. it can ba any kind of trouble.seriou or unserious. a person who break a law can be in hot water with police.  a boy can be in hot water with his mother. of he comes into the house with the dirty wet shoes, being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water. when you are in deep water, you are in difficulty. inmaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore. you are  in deep water when you face the problem you do not have ability to solve. the problem is too deep for you. you can be in deep water for example, if you invest in stocks without konwing anything about the stock market ,to keep your head in above water is a aolorful meaning that means staying out of debt. a company that can keep its head above water can surevive encnomic hard times.water above the dam is an expression is about a past event.it is something .....and done with.it can not be changed. the expression comes from the idea that water that follow into a dam can not be brought back again. when a friend is troubled by the mistake he has made you may tell him to forget about it. you say it's one over the dam.another common expressionto hot water is about the strength or weakness of idea ,opinion and argument. it properly comes from the way of testing the condition of a container. if it can hold water it is strong. the expression is used the same way to describle an idea or argument. if the argument can hold water it is solid and strong without any holes. if it does not hold water then it is weak and can not be proved. throw cold water is also an expression that deals with ideas and propsals.it means not to like the idea. for example ,you want to buy a computer so you can do some of work at home .but your wife throw cold water on the idea.because a computer costs too much.
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Now the voa special english program words and stories

Expressions about water are almost as common as water itself, buy any of the expressions of using water have unpleasant meanings.

The expression to be in hot water is one of them. It is very old expression. Hot water was used 500 years ago to mean being in trouble. One story says it got that meaning from the custom of flowing boiling water down an enemy attacking a castle. That is no longer the custom, but we still get in hot water. when we are in hot water, we are in trouble. It can be any kind of trouble serious and not so serious. A person who breaks a law can be in hot water with the police. A boy can be in hot water with his mother if he comes into the house with dirty wet shoes.

Being in deep water is almost the same as being in hot water. When you are in deep water, you are in difficulty. Imaging a swimmer in water over his head who can not reach the shore. You are in deep water when you are facing a problem that you do not have the ability to solve. The problem is too deep for you. You can be in deep water, for example, if you invest in stocks without knowing anything about the stock market.

To keep your head above water is a colorful expression that means staying out of dust. A company that can keep its head above water can survive economic hard times.

Water over the dam is an expression about a past event, It is something that is over and done with. It can not be changed. The expression comes form the idea that water that has falling over a dam can not be brought back again. When a friend is troubled by a mistake is made, you might tell him to forget about it, you say it is the water over the dam.

Another common expression to hold water is about the strength or wickness of an idea, opinion or argument. It probably comes from the way of testing the condition of container. If it can hold water it is strong. The expression is use the same way to discribe an idea or argument. If the argument can hold water, it is solid and strong without any holes. If it is not hold water, then it is weak and can not be proved.

Throwing cold water is also an expression that deals with ideas and proposals. It means not to like an idea. For example, you want to buy an new computer, so you can do some of your work at home. But your wife throws cold water on the idea, because a computer costs too much.

This voa special english program words and stories was written by M.C. I am F.O.
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