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pretty kettle of fish

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pretty kettle of fish

noun phrase

A new and probably unfortunate circumstance: Here's a pretty kettle of fish; his teeth went down the drain (1742+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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