Idioms with WATER

hold water
to be valid and logical
His argument doesn’t hold water.

like water
in large amount or quantities
Some companies were spending money like water.

in hot water
in trouble because of something that you have done
He got himself in hot water with the authorities.

tread water
to make no progress while waiting for something to happen
She decided to tread water until a better job came along.

test the water
to find out people’s opinions before taking further action
The company is testing the water with its new product.