(someone is) screwed

"We're screwed" is a slang expression which means "we're in trouble" or "we have a problem".

The word "screwed" is very casual and slightly rough language. Another phrase with the same meaning which is quite rough is:

We're fucked.

Parents usually tell their children not to say this, and it's not allowed to be said on network television. But people (especially younger people) use it in conversation with close friends.

This phrase appears in these lessons: