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    Cool it's hot!

    Hello!

    Can we ever use the expression "it's hot" to say that a situation is difficult and tense?

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    Re: it's hot!

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can we ever use the expression "it's hot" to say that a situation is difficult and tense?

    Thank you
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    Yes and no.

    I probably would not just say "it's hot" by itself.

    I might say, "it's getting hot in here" or something like that.

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    Re: it's hot!

    Not a teacher

    C'est chaud. - WordReference Forums 'That's tough' or 'that's rough sounds appropriate.

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    Re: it's hot!

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    Not a teacher

    C'est chaud. - WordReference Forums 'That's tough' or 'that's rough sounds appropriate.
    That is a different sense of difficult and tense.

    If a situation is "hot" it can mean people are getting angry. Think about phrases like "hot temper" and "heated conversation".

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