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    bridge over troubled water

    Hi,

    "Like a bridge over troubled water
    I will lay me down"

    1. What is 'troubled water'? Is it a common phrase to say or write in English?

    Thanks

    BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER LYRICS


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    Re: bridge over troubled water

    A river in spate can be described as having troubled waters. It metaphorically means that events are out of control.

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