To Be Swamped – American Idiom Lesson

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Swamped!
When you are swamped, you’re very busy and have little free time. A swamp is very thick with water and greens and that makes it hard work and very busy work to get through the swamp. I think this idiom comes from that idea.

  • I was so swamped at work, I didn’t have time to eat lunch.
  • I’m swamped this week in school because it’s midterms week.

Have you been swamped recently?

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