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In the same boat

I'm right there with you. We're in the same boat. We're in the same situation.


Mr. Right

I finally found my Mr. Right. We've been dating for a year and I think he is the one.


Get your act together.

I don't what's gotten into you. You aren't doing well. Get your act together. Prepare yourself for action.


Hot water

He's in hot water now with his boss. He's in big trouble.


In your shoes

If I were in your shoes I would do things differently. If I were in your situation, that is.


Off the hook

I'll let you off the hook this time, but next time you're in trouble, mister.


Life in the fast lane

He's always living life in the fast lane. One day his reckless behavior is going to cost him.


Fish out of water

I'm a fish out of water here. I'm not used to this type of thing at all.


Rat race

It's a rat race out there, trying to make it rich on the stock market.


Keep your head above water

I feel like I'm barely able to keep my head above water in my new job. It don't know if I can survive this.


On a roll

I've been on a roll lately. I enjoy success again and again.


Put your feet up

Put your feet up and relax.