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arunnehra

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Hi,

Can any one tell me the meanning of idiom (i guess it is) 'in the thick of things'.

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That means you are very involved at the busiest or most active stage of a situation or activity. Eg 'I cannot talk right now -I am in the thick of things'

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arunnehra

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Hi,

I checked this in WIKI and it says we refer to this phrase when:

It refers to being stuck in the mud as in progress is slow because of encountered obstacles

Is this the same thing as you have mentioned above in your reply.

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I agree that it doesn't imply slow progress- it is being at the heart of the action.
 
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