meterse en líos
meterse en líos
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to make trouble for oneself) 
De ahora en adelante, intenta no meterte en líos porque no estaré yo allí para sacarte de ellos.From now on, try not to get into trouble because I won't be there to get you out of it.
meter en líos
transitive verb phrase
2. (to make trouble for) 
Es demasiado sincero. Su forma de ser le mete en muchos líos.He's too sincere. His personality gets him into a lot of trouble.
b. no direct translation 
Lo siento. No era mi intención meterte en líos.I'm sorry. I didn't mean to create problems for you.
Cuando te pregunte la policía, diles que pasaste la noche conmigo. - Yo diré la verdad. ¡A mí no me metas en líos!When the police ask you, tell them you spent the night with me. - I'll tell the truth. Don't get me involved in your schemes!
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