Writing Prompt: Over a Barrel

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Writing Prompt: Over a Barrel

Writing prompt For the summer months, our writing prompts will be based on common idioms in the English language. "Over a barrel" is an idiom that indicates someone is in a dilemma, and has no choice in how to proceed.

Write a story or poem that illustrates this idiom.

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