English version

be up to your neck in something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe up to your neck in somethingbe up to your neck in somethinga) BUSY/HAVE A LOT TO DOto be very busy with something She’s up to her neck in work. b) PROBLEMto be in a difficult situation that is hard to escape from Jim’s up to his neck in debt. neck
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be up to your neck in somethingLike Patsy Kensit, I was up to my neck in oasis.The party is up to its neck in a scandal over alleged illegal purloining of confidential police files on rivals.We were up to our necks in problems with the Apollo program.
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