Posted by Bob on March 11, 2003
In Reply to: To put your ass in a sling posted by Xudong on March 10, 2003
: If you know, please tell me what does it mean? thank you in advance.
It's slang, a description of being in a situation of considerable difficulty. Imagine being hoisted off the ground, where your feet no longer touch the ground, so you can't move one way or the other to help yourself. It's a bit like that.