be up to your eyeballs in something

informal
to have a very large amount of something to do or deal with

We're up to our eyeballs in work.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • be up to your eyeballs in something — informal phrase to have a very large amount of something to do or deal with We’re up to our eyeballs in work. Thesaurus: to be busysynonym Main entry: eyeball …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) up to your eyeballs in something — be up to your eyeballs in sth idiom to have a lot of sth to deal with • They re up to their eyeballs in work. Main entry: ↑eyeballidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be up to your eyeballs in something — be up to (your) ears/eyeballs/eyes in (something) British, American & Australian, American to have too much of something, especially work. We re up to our eyeballs in decorating at the moment …   New idioms dictionary

  • be up to your ears in something — be up to (your) ears/eyeballs/eyes in (something) British, American & Australian, American to have too much of something, especially work. We re up to our eyeballs in decorating at the moment …   New idioms dictionary

  • be up to your eyes in something — be up to (your) ears/eyeballs/eyes in (something) British, American & Australian, American to have too much of something, especially work. We re up to our eyeballs in decorating at the moment …   New idioms dictionary

  • up to your eyeballs — informal : deeply involved in something We re up to our eyeballs in work. [=we are very busy] • • • Main Entry: ↑eyeball up to your eyeballs see ↑eyeball, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑up …   Useful english dictionary

  • be up to the/your eyeballs in sth — ► to be very busy with or involved in something: »Interest rates are rising fast, and more people than ever before are up to the eyeballs in debt. »The family s been up to its eyeballs in politics all of her life. Main Entry: ↑eyeballs …   Financial and business terms

  • be up to your eyeballs in sth — be up to the/your eyeballs in sth ► to be very busy with or involved in something: »Interest rates are rising fast, and more people than ever before are up to the eyeballs in debt. »The family s been up to its eyeballs in politics all of her life …   Financial and business terms

  • be up to your eyeballs in — be up to (your) ears/eyeballs/eyes in (something) British, American & Australian, American to have too much of something, especially work. We re up to our eyeballs in decorating at the moment …   New idioms dictionary

  • be up to eyeballs in something — be up to (your) ears/eyeballs/eyes in (something) British, American & Australian, American to have too much of something, especially work. We re up to our eyeballs in decorating at the moment …   New idioms dictionary

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