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Get in trouble a bit (5)


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'a bit' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I can't understand how one could define the other.

'get in trouble' is the wordplay.
'trouble' indicates anagramming the letters.
'getin' with letters rearranged gives 'TINGE'.

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(Other definitions for tinge that I've seen before include "Get in (anag)", "Slight trace; colour", "Slight tint", "Slight amount of colour", "suggestion".)

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