Significado de “knee-deep” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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knee-deep en inglés británico

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uk /ˌniːˈdiːp/ us /ˌniːˈdiːp/

If you are knee-deep in a substance, it reaches up to your knees:

We walked through the field, knee-deep in mud.

informal very involved in a difficult situation or large task:

I'm knee-deep in paperwork.

(Definición de knee-deep del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

knee-deep en inglés americano

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knee-deepadjective [ not gradable ]


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).

(Definición de knee-deep del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)