in a bit of a bind

Spanish translation: en apuros

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English term or phrase:in a bit of a bind
Spanish translation:en apuros

22:39 Aug 21, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: in a bit of a bind
Jimmy Griffin is an insurance claims inspector. His wife has left him. His last job didn't pay up. And now Jimmy is in a bit of a bind.
Armando Pattroni
Peru
Local time: 09:30
está en apuros
Explanation:
To be in a bind = estar en apuros

Hope it helps.
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tazdog (X)
Spain
Local time: 15:30
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Thank you both (and the commentators) but I had to choose one answer.
Bye
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Summary of answers provided
na +3está en apuros
tazdog (X)
naen un aprieto, en aprietos
Francis Icaza


  

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3 mins peer agreement (net): +3
está en apuros


Explanation:
To be in a bind = estar en apuros

Hope it helps.


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tazdog (X)
Spain
Local time: 15:30
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 910
Grading comment
Thank you both (and the commentators) but I had to choose one answer.
Bye

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxleliadour (X): yep!! Or "está en un buen lío (more colloquial) :-))
2 hrs
  -> thanks for the suggestion :-)

agree  Patricia Lutteral
10 hrs
  -> :-) tks!

agree  Oso (X): Splendid! ¶:^)
10 hrs
  -> thanks Oso! always nice to see your smiling "face" among the "agrees"! :-D
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6 hrs
en un aprieto, en aprietos


Explanation:
this sometimes works as well for: in a bind or in trouble

Francis Icaza
United States
Local time: 09:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 225
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