What does 'Throw someone in at the deep end' mean?
If you are thrown in at the deep end, you have to deal with serious issues the moment you start something like a job, instead of having time to acquire experience.
- Category: General
Idioms similar to 'Throw someone in at the deep end'
- Dig way down deep
- Throw a sickie
- Throw someone a line
- Throw the book at someone
- Not trust someone further than you can throw them
- Throw your weight around
- Stone's throw
- Throw a spanner in the works
- Throw your toys out of the pram
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