drop someone in it

drop someone in it
drop someone in it british informal phrase
to cause trouble for someone, especially by telling someone else that they have done something wrong

You really dropped me in it with the boss!

Thesaurus: to cause problems for someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: drop

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