snowed under

This page is about the idiom snowed under.

Meaning: If you are snowed under you have so much to do that you're having trouble doing it all.

For example:

  • I was so snowed under with work today that I didn't even have time for lunch.

  • If I don't deal with these orders they'll build up and I'll soon be snowed under again.

Quick Quiz:

I was so snowed under today that I had to

a. wear extra warm clothes

b. see a doctor

c. cancel a meeting

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Contributor: Matt Errey