up to here

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  • Variously up to one's eyeballs, -ears, -neck, etc.

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(to be) up to here (in something)

  1. (idiomatic) overwhelmed, busy, buried or swamped
    I have been up to here in paperwork all week.
    • 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, chapter 12
      They have their lives to live and I'm up to here in disgust with mine.

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