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get into trouble

This page is about the collocation get into trouble

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to become involved in a bad, difficult or dangerous situation

For example

  • My brother was a good boy, but I was always getting into trouble.

  • One day I got my brother into trouble too, and we both got punished.

Note:
Similar collocations include "get into bother" and "get into strife"

Quick Quiz

If your girlfriend gets into trouble, you should

a. try to help her

b. try to forget her

c. get her into more trouble

Contributor: Matt Errey