ср., -я difficulty, trouble; perplexity, embarrassment; (пречка) difficulty, impediment, hindrance; в ~е съм be in a difficult position, be in difficulties be in straitened/embarrassed circumstances разг. be in a tight squeeze/spot/corner, be in the soup, be in a fix, be in a pinch, come to the rub; изваждам някого от ~е help s.o. out of a difficult position/tight spot, disembarrass s.o.; разг. get s.o. off the hook; излизам от ~е get out of a difficulty/a difficult position, disembarrass o.s.; turn the corner, get out of the wood; парични/материални ~я pecuniary difficulties/embarrassment, poor financial circumstances; помагам на някого в момент на ~е help s.o. in times of need/in the hour of need.