Learn English Idioms – Get Out Of Hand

MichaelADIdioms & Slang


When a situation or event gets out of hand, it becomes uncontrollable or chaotic.

Here are some example sentences with this English idiom:

  • The party at Lisa’s house got out of hand when unexpected guests showed up, and there was a mess everywhere.
  • Tom’s attempt to fix the plumbing issue in his house quickly got out of hand, and he had to call a professional plumber.
  • The argument between Mike and Sarah at work escalated and got out of hand, leading to a heated exchange of words.

How about you? Has anything gotten out of hand where you are recently ? Leave a comment below and let us know!
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