when the shit hits the fan

when the shit hits the fan
Phrs. When the truth is discovered the consequences will be felt. E.g."You're in big trouble when the shit hits the fan."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • when the shit hits the fan — When real trouble or conflict begins • • • Main Entry: ↑shit * * * when the disastrous consequences of something become public * * * when the ˌshit hits the ˈfan f4 idiom when sb in authority finds out about sth bad or wrong that sb has done •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • when the shit hits the fan — ► when the shit hits the fan when the disastrous consequences of something become known. Main Entry: ↑shit …   English terms dictionary

  • when the shit hits the fan — when the disastrous consequences of something become known. → shit …   English new terms dictionary

  • the shit hits the fan — offensive used to describe what happens when people find out about something that makes them very angry I told him I was dropping out of school and the shit hit the fan. • • • Main Entry: ↑shit …   Useful english dictionary

  • When the shit hits the fan — when trouble begins …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • When The Shit Hits The Fan/ Sunset BLVD — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • shit hits the fan — Phrs. As when the shit hits the fan , it warns that severe consequences will be felt when the results of actions are discovered. Alternatively, in such phrases as the shit will hit the fan when she discovers the truth . See when the shit hits the …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • hits the fan — (something) hits the fan bad things develop or suddenly become known. After I learned I had cancer, I realized you need laughter more than ever when things hit the fan. Related vocabulary: the shit hits the fan …   New idioms dictionary

  • when the shit hits the fan — Meaning An uproar caused when a previously secret situation becomes publicly known. Origin Originated in the USA in the 1930s …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • when the shit hits the fan — Australian Slang when trouble begins …   English dialects glossary

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