Synonyms for hot water

Grammar : Noun

Définition of hot water

Origin :
  • c.1400, literal; 1530s in figurative sense of "trouble."
  • noun trouble
Example sentences :
  • You can get hot water in Ireland as easily as you can in England.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Have hot water in another pot, to weaken the cups of those that like it so.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • And Charley, unlucky Charley, had managed to get into hot water with the college school.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • There was no scrambling or jostling for the hot water, no ill humour, no quarrelling.
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • He kicked, kicked, kicked under the broiling sun, in the hot water.
  • Extract from : « The Cruise of the Dry Dock » by T. S. Stribling
  • When you take them out, dip them in hot water, and lay them to dry.
  • Extract from : « The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory; » by Charlotte Campbell Bury
  • Then they put each letter, with the seal downwards, over a glass of hot water, which melted the wax without injuring the paper.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete » by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  • Well, if there's no hot water, we must take lukewarm; it won't do to heave-to.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate and The Three Cutters » by Frederick Marryat
  • I asked for a cup of tisane and they brought me an entire pot of hot water.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • When set, dip it in hot water for a second or two, and turn on to a glass dish.
  • Extract from : « The Skilful Cook » by Mary Harrison

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