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    up to my elbows

    l'm up to my elbows.when is it used?

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    #2

    Re: up to my elbows

    When you are almost, but not quite, up to your neck.

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    Re: up to my elbows

    Quote Originally Posted by asal-F View Post
    l'm up to my elbows.when is it used?
    Have you checked the definition online?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: up to my elbows

    It could mean that you're very busy- I'm up to my elbows in work.
    Last edited by 5jj; 11-Jan-2014 at 14:54. Reason: typo

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    #5

    Re: up to my elbows

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It could mean that you're very busy- I'm up to my elbows in work.
    It reminds me of: When you're up to your ass in alligators, it is difficult to remember that the original objective was to drain the swamp.

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