to the brim

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to the brim

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning.
    Fill the glass to the brim.
  2. (figuratively) To the point of being full, almost overflowing.
    The van was stuffed to the brim with camping equipment.
    With an own goal, two penalties, two red cards and plenty more this match was full to the brim with controversy.

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