a pretty/fine/nice kettle of fish


a pretty/fine/nice kettle of fish
хоро́шенькое де́ло! ну и исто́рия! (неприятное запутанное положение)

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • kettle of fish — {v. phr.}, {informal} Something to be considered; how things are; a happening; business. * /I thought he needed money, but it was another kettle of fish his car had disappeared./ Usually used with pretty , fine , nice , but meaning bad trouble. * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • kettle of fish — {v. phr.}, {informal} Something to be considered; how things are; a happening; business. * /I thought he needed money, but it was another kettle of fish his car had disappeared./ Usually used with pretty , fine , nice , but meaning bad trouble. * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • kettle\ of\ fish — v. phr. informal Something to be considered; how things are; a happening; business. I thought he needed money, but it was another kettle of fish his car had disappeared. Usually used with pretty , fine , nice , but meaning bad trouble. He had two …   Словарь американских идиом

  • kettle of fish — noun informal terms for a difficult situation he got into a terrible fix he made a muddle of his marriage • Syn: ↑fix, ↑hole, ↑jam, ↑mess, ↑muddle, ↑pickle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish — 1 /fIS/ noun plural fish or fishes (C) 1 an animal that lives in water, and uses its fins (1) and tail to swim: The lake is well stocked with fish. | catch a fish: Ronny caught three huge fish this afternoon. 2 (U) the flesh of a fish used as… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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