Idiom: in a jam
— If you get in a jam, here’s my phone number so you can reach me.
— I’m in a real jam—I lost my key and can’t get into my house.
— We were in a jam until the police came and helped us with our car.
— My parents have finally decided to help me buy a new car because I've been in a jam so many times when the bus or subway are late.
— Sorry, but I won't be able to make it to the party this evening. My babysitter is in a jam because her mother got in an accident.
— Where were you yesterday? I was in a jam and needed someone to take my dog out and you didn't answer your phone.
— We're in a jam because the caterer got in a car accident on the way here. Could you go and pick up some sandwiches, chips and sodas from the Corner Bakery?
— I'm in a real jam. I can't find anyone to work for me tomorrow and I need the whole day to finish up a paper for my English literature class.
— I'm in a jam because I got a $150 speeding ticket and if I don't pay it today the fine will double. Could you possibly loan me the money?
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