Meaning of “have sth on your plate” in the English Dictionary

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"have sth on your plate" in British English

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have sth on your plate


to have something, usually a large amount of important work, to deal with:

She's got a lot on her plate - especially with two new projects starting this week.
The aid agencies have (more than) enough on their plate without having unnecessary visitors to take care of.

(Definition of “have sth on your plate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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