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be up to your ears in sth

to be very ​busy, or to have more of something than you can ​manage: I'm up to my ​ears in ​work. She's up to her ​ears in ​debt.
(Definition of be up to your ears in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be up to your ears in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 忙于…, 埋头于…, 深陷于……
in Chinese (Traditional) 忙於…, 埋頭於…, 深陷於……
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