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English definition of “be wrapped up in sth/sb”

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be wrapped up in sth/sb

informal
If you are wrapped up in someone or something, you are very interested in him, her, or it and ignore other people or things: She's always been completely wrapped up in the children.
Translations of “be wrapped up in sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全神貫注於……
in Chinese (Simplified) 全神贯注于……
(Definition of be wrapped up in sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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