What does kettle of fish mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish(noun)

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"


  1. kettle of fish(Noun)

    An awkward situation; a predicament.

  2. kettle of fish(Noun)

    A situation which is recognized as different from or as an alternative to some other situation, and which is not necessarily unfavorable.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kettle of fish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kettle of fish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Max Stier:

    Questions about the policy landscape are entirely legitimate, it’s a different kettle of fish.

  2. Fred Blow:

    Problem drinkers are a whole different kettle of fish, serious heavy drinkers have disruptive relationships with people, particularly their partners. That’s an important issue that should be looked at going forward.

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