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be up to your neck (in sth)

informal to be very ​busy: I'd like to ​help, but I'm up to my neck at the ​moment.

be up to your neck in sth

informal to be very ​involved in a ​situation, or to have too much of the thing ​stated: She's up to her neck in ​debt/​problems/​work.
(Definition of be up to your neck (in sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be up to your neck (in sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 忙碌(于…)…
in Turkish çok meşgul olmak, başını kaşıyacak zamanı olmamak…
in Russian быть по горло в делах…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忙碌(於…)…
in Polish mieć ( czegoś ) po pachy, tkwić (w czymś ) po szyję…
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