Give the meaning of the following expression and use them in sentences of your own 1) Pretty kettle of fish 2) Make the best of a bad job

  • A pretty kettle of fish / a fine kettle of fish: If you describe a situation as a pretty kettle of fish or a fine kettle of fish, you mean that it is a difficult, awkward or unpleasant situation. For example, "Well, that's a pretty kettle of fish. I thought I paid the credit card bill, but it turns out I missed the due date by a week."
  • Make the best of a bad job: To deal with and create the best possible outcome of a bad, unfortunate, or unpleasant situation or set of circumstances. For example, "When the dry cleaners ruined Mrs. Anderson's coat, they made the best of a bad job by offering to buy her another one."

 

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