|1.||In the shit|
Military slang (usually used by the ground combatants) meaning we are taking: heavy fire, casualties,in risk of being wiped out or overrun. Frequently heard in radio communications requesting assistance.
fragment of radio transmission: We are INNN the shit, get some air cover in here. -or- Jesus Christ, we are REALLY IN THE SHIT...double deep... need artillery now,,,goddamnit, NOW.
|2.||in the shit|
being in a really bad situation; feeling screwed
Fuck me, we're in the shit for $200,000.