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Learn to speak like an American with idioms and commonly used phrases. In today’s Minute English lesson, we’re learning the meaning of “up to my knees” and how to use it correctly in conversations.
I can’t do it, I’m too busy, I’m up to my knees in other projects.
Up to my knees? What does that mean?
If you say you’re up to your knees and something, that means you’re really involved in it, really busy with it.
It’s a little strange because there’s a lot more to my body after my knees.
And I should point out OMB has been up to their knees and eyeballs in this from the beginning. They have done an incredible amount of work.
Woah! Biden said up to their knees and up to their eye balls. These 2 idioms actually mean the same thing. Very busy with something, very involved in something.
Isn’t it funny that they mean the same thing when they’re so different in the body?
I’m up to my knees with work.
I’m up to my eyeballs studying for finals.
And I should point out that OMB has been up to their knees and eyeballs
in this from the beginning. They have done an incredible amount of work
Are you feeling busy? Are you feeling up to your knees in a project?