Meaning of “be up to your neck (in sth)” in the English Dictionary

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"be up to your neck (in sth)" in British English

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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)