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Meaning of “bursting at the seams” in the English Dictionary

"bursting at the seams" in British English

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bursting at the seams

informal If a ​place is ​bursting at the ​seams, it has a very ​largenumber of ​people or things in it: Now that they have six ​children, ​their little ​house is ​bursting at the ​seams.
(Definition of bursting at the seams from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bursting at the seams

extremelyfull: When the ​wholefamily comes ​home, the ​house is ​bursting at the ​seams.
(Definition of bursting at the seams from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bursting at the seams”
in Chinese (Simplified) (场所)过于拥挤,快要挤爆了…
in Chinese (Traditional) (場所)過於擁擠,快要擠爆了…
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