• Idiom – Choppy waters
  • Meaning –  This expression refers to troublesome, difficult or uncertain times. This idiom is usually used when someone or something has difficult times ahead.
  • We can face, head into, sail into or prepare for choppy waters.
Example:
  • “I’m worried about my job. I think my company is heading into choppy waters.”
In The News:

UK News Cameron: ‘Choppy waters ahead’ after Brexit vote

Discuss:
  • Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?

An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally.  An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.