To have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibility


  • It is noticing that water represent any possible woe, difficulty or trouble in many idioms. Just recall “pour oil on troubled waters”, “jump of the deep end” and “between devil and the deep sea”. In all these idioms water has is symbolic of some problem or snag. The idiom “keep your head above water” suggests or indicates towards meeting a possible risk or danger of drowning. “Water” in the expression refers to have financial collapse, or to get bank rapt.

The financial crisis is paramount, so all traders are just keeping their heads above water.

Submitted on February 25, 2019


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