Problem on your hands

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Definition

You have a serious problem (or 'situation') on your hands!: You have a serious or difficult issue to deal with!
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(The solution is) in your hands!: You have (the solution)!
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Examples

  • "The health of your Delavigne colleagues is in your hands."
  • "Bethany : Well Mr. Warbuckle, it sounds like you've got quite a situation on your hands."
  • "Techie (Rachel) : Well, we've reviewed your diagnostic reports, and from what we can see, it seems that you have a pretty serious problem on your hands."

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