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be bursting/bulging at the seams

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe bursting/bulging at the seamsbe bursting/bulging at the seamsFULLif a room or building is bursting at the seams, it is so full of people that hardly anyone else can fit into it seam
Examples from the Corpus
be bursting/bulging at the seamsThe auditorium was bulging at the seams during the governor's talk.The island couldn't be bursting at the seams, surely?
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