up to one's knees

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up to (one's) knees definition

  1. mod.
    deep in something, such as paperwork or water. (See also knee-deep in (sth).) : We're up to our knees with orders and getting more all the time.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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