up to the/one’s ears/eyes/neck/eyeballs

忙於 (工作等);深陷 (債務、麻煩事等)。

例句:

  • Half the people in my office called in sick, so I was up to my ears! (我辦公室裡有一半的人請病假,所以我忙死了!)
  • Sam’s up to his eyes in debt. (山姆債臺高築)
  • The mayor’s up to his eyeballs in trouble. (市長身處困境中)

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