Get oneself into a mess

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  • mess — /mɛs / (say mes) noun 1. a dirty or untidy condition: the room was in a mess. 2. a state of embarrassing confusion: his affairs are in a mess. 3. an unpleasant or difficult situation: to get into a mess. 4. a dirty or untidy mass, litter, or… …  

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  • difficulty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) That which is hard to overcome Nouns 1. difficulty, hardness, impracticability, hard work, uphill work, hurdle; hard task, Herculean task, large order, hard row to hoe; task of Sisyphus, Sisyphean labor; …   English dictionary for students

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