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There is a phrase "be up to creek", can´t find explanations from my dictionaries. Could you help, please?
 

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There is a phrase "be up to creek", can´t find explanations from my dictionaries. Could you help, please?
I believe you might be thinking of the idiom "up a creek". The idiom is similar to being "up a river without a paddle";
If you are up a river without a paddle, you are in an unfortunate situation, unprepared and with none of the resources to remedy the matter.
 

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Or up the creek.
 
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