usHe was in trouble when the rain startedThe trouble was a leaking brake line. The trouble with that suggestion is that we lack the funds to put it in motion. The bridge column magnified the trouble with a slight tilt in the wrong directionthe troubles in Northern Ireland
affrayThe affray in the busy marketplace caused great terror and disorder.
usthe deep blue seaThe candle burns blueI live in a blue constituency. Congress turned blue in the mid-term elections
frayThough they did not know the reason for the dispute, they did not hesitate to leap into the fray.The ribbon frayed at the cut end.The hectic day ended in frayed nerves. (Metaphorical use; nerves are visualised as strings
hassleI went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.The unlucky boy was hassled by a gang of troublemakers on his way home.