The government's new proposal has landed them in hot water.
Hot-water Sentence Examples
She took a shower, as hot as it would go, and stayed until the hot water ran out.
In many gardens open-air tanks have been fitted up with hot-water pipes running through them to keep the water sufficiently warm in severe weather.
Heating may be effected by one of the following systems, or installations may be so arranged as to combine the advantages of more than one method: open fires, closed stoves, hot-air apparatus, hot water circulating in pipes at low or at high pressure, or steam at high or low pressure.
They are similar in appearance to a hot-water or steam radiator, and, indeed, some are designed to be filled with water and used as such.
There are many different systems of heating by hot water circulating in pipes.