have sth on your plate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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have sth on your plate

informal to have something, usually a ​largeamount of ​importantwork, to ​deal with: She's got a lot on her plate - ​especially with two new ​projectsstarting this ​week. The ​aidagencies have (more than) enough on ​their plate without having ​unnecessaryvisitors to take ​care of.
(Definition of have sth on your plate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have sth on your plate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有(很多工作)要做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有(很多工作)要做…
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