When you are in trouble



When you are in trouble
I’m in trouble.
 I’m in big trouble.
I’m in deep trouble.
I’m in deep.
I’m in over my head.
I’m in way over my head.
I’m behind the eight ball. (idiomatic)
= I’m in trouble with someone.
My neck is on the line.
 My job is on the line.
 My reputation is on the line.
 My reputation is at stake.
at stake= at risk
Also
My ass is in a sling. (mildly vulgar)
in a sling = injured = at risk
 My ass is on the line. (mildly vulgar)
on the line= at risk