“Get into trouble”: idiom meaning.
- Get into trouble
- Have problems, find yourself in a difficult situation that could possibly end up badly and someone might get hurt. Often said by teenagers’ parents, who are concerned about the young age of their children and want the best for them but are aware of the foolishness and carelessness of that age.
Other examples of “get into trouble” idiom in a sentence
- You don’t want to get into trouble, do you?
- Don’t get into trouble!
- I think I got into big trouble.
“Get into trouble”: use in context explanation
The woman is walking her dog when at one point they encounter a big dog. Her dog is a tiny little Chihuahua. Even though it’s small it gets over-excited and starts showing aggression toward the bigger dog. It starts growling which is a warning sign dogs give to other dogs before attacking them. The woman is concerned. She knows her dog wouldn’t have any chances of winning such a fight. She tells it to calm down or they will both get into trouble.