In hot water

Do you know the English expression “to be in hot water“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Peter: Michael is in hot water.

Billy: Why? What has he done?

Peter: The teacher caught him cheating on the exam.

Does it mean:

a) to be soaked

b) to be in trouble

c) to make someone angry

d) to cheat

The answer is below!↓

 

Answer: b) to be in trouble