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bursting at the seams

extremely full: When the whole family comes home, the house is bursting at the seams.
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bursting at the seams

informal
If a place is bursting at the seams, it has a very large number of people or things in it: Now that they have six children, their little house is bursting at the seams.
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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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