an English question

@dufresne (137)
May 18, 2009 8:27am CST
In the sentence "Then the sh!t hit the fan!The woman's husband had found out, phoned my friend, and threatened to kill him.", what's the meaning of "the sh!t hit the fan"?
2 responses
• United States
18 May 09
LOL! means what you were trying to hide is now known,and trouble is coming your way,basically. if you throw sh!t at a fan,it splatters everywhere.
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• India
18 May 09
"the sh!t hit the fan" means that:- 1) everything went wrong .. 2)things were no longer in control.. 3)when something bad is found out leading to bad consequences..
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