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knee-deepadjective

uk   /ˌniːˈdiːp/  us   /ˌniːˈdiːp/
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knee-deepadjective [not gradable]

 /ˈniˈdip/
reaching from the ground up to your knees: The snow was knee-deep. fig. I’m knee-deep in work (= have a lot of work).
(Definition of knee-deep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knee-deep”
in Chinese (Simplified) 齐膝深的, 深陷其中的, 忙着的…
in Turkish diz boyu derinlikte…
in Russian по колено…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深及膝的, 深陷其中的, 忙著的…
in Polish po kolana, do kolan…
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