Definition of 'creek'
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They are not so much cast adrift as up a certain creek without a paddle. The Sun (2006)They were led out of the compound and down a pathway to a small creek. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Up the creek without a paddle? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He won't be left up the creek without a paddle. The Sun (2015)After all, he often seems to be up a creek without a paddle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I got myself up a creek without a paddle. The Sun (2009)It spreads discreetly along a wide smear of perfect sand and endless banks of river, creek and lake. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The boat slows and we turn off into a narrow creek where the light is ghostly, all shadows and silhouettes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's just a small creek. The Sun (2007)I find myself within driving distance of a narrow creek that reaches a mile or so inland off a wide shallow bay. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Reading manager and his players looked up the creek without a paddle as they trailed 3-2 in injury time. The Sun (2012)At the bottom of a narrow creek you must imagine "a low, snug dwelling, and in good repair". Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)Those who were relying on their savings to survive during retirement were the ones'who are really up the creek without a paddle '. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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