(the) shit hits the fan

(the) shit hits the fan
taboo if the shit hits the fan, a person or an organization gets into serious trouble.

If Dad finds out how much money you spent, the shit will really hit the fan.


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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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/ 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

  • It Hits the Fan — Infobox Television episode Title = It Hits the Fan Series = South Park Caption = Season = 5 Episode = 66 Airdate = June 20, 2001 Production = 502 Writer = Trey Parker Matt Stone Director = Trey Parker Guests = Episode list = List of South Park… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • something 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 — 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

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