Catch Word #203 – In a pickle

What does it mean to be in a pickle or in a jam? It sounds strange, but these are helpful expressions to use when you’re in trouble. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy show you how and when to best use these idioms.

Fun facts

Pickling food has been done for almost 4500 years. It is great way of preserving food for long periods of time, especially over a cold winter or for sailors on long trips who don’t have access to fresh food.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • In a pickle
  • In a jam
  • Chunk
  • To touch upon [something]
  • To ace [something]
  • Yuck

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