up the creek
phrasal in a difficult or perplexing situation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Up the Creek — can mean:* Up the Creek (1958 film) a British comedy film, directed by Val Guest. * Further Up the Creek (1958 film) a sequel film, also directed by Guest. * Up the Creek (1984 film) an American comedy film …   Wikipedia

  • up the creek — or[up the creek without a paddle] {adj. phr.}, {informal} In trouble or difficulty and unable to do anything about it; stuck. * /Father said that if the car ran out of gas in the middle of the desert, we would be up the creek without a paddle./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • up the creek — or[up the creek without a paddle] {adj. phr.}, {informal} In trouble or difficulty and unable to do anything about it; stuck. * /Father said that if the car ran out of gas in the middle of the desert, we would be up the creek without a paddle./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Up the Creek — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: Belegte Profi Kritiken Du kannst Wikipedia helfen, indem du sie recherchierst und einfügst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Up the Creek (1958 film) — Up the Creek is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest which starred David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde White, David Lodge and Lionel Jeffries. [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052343/] An officer (Tomlinson) is given …   Wikipedia

  • Up the Creek (1984 film) — Infobox film name = Up the Creek caption = Up the Creek theatrical poster director = Robert Butler producer = Michael L. Meltzer Joel Chernoff writer = Jim Kouf Jeff Sherman Douglas Grossman starring = Tim Matheson Stephen Furst Dan Monahan Sandy …   Wikipedia

  • Further Up the Creek — is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Desmond Llewelyn and Lionel Jeffries. It served as a follow up to Up the Creek, with Sellers not reprising… …   Wikipedia

  • up a tree — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Hunted or chased into a tree; treed. * /The dog drove the coon up a tree so the hunter could shoot him./ 2. {informal} in trouble; having problems; in a difficulty that it is hard to escape or think of a way out of. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • up a tree — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Hunted or chased into a tree; treed. * /The dog drove the coon up a tree so the hunter could shoot him./ 2. {informal} in trouble; having problems; in a difficulty that it is hard to escape or think of a way out of. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Mask (serie televisee d'animation) — The Mask (série télévisée d animation) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mask. The Mask Titre original The Mask Genre Série d animation, fantastique Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

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