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Meaning of "be snowed under" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BE SNOWED UNDER

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BE SNOWED UNDER

be nothing to
be of the opinion that
be on a hiding to nothing
be on one´s high horse
be on the danger list
be on to a good thing
be one´s own man
be pie on
be prepared
be put to the pin on one´s collar
be run off one´s feet
be rushed off your feet
be spoiling for
be sure
be that as it may
be the making of
be to blame
be toast
be upstanding
be wise

WORDS THAT END LIKE BE SNOWED UNDER

Alexander
all-rounder
blunder
down under
echo sounder
flounder
founder
funder
go under
hereunder
over-under
plunder
pull the rug out from under
quarter-pounder
rounder
sounder
sunder
thereunder
thunder
under
wounder

Synonyms and antonyms of be snowed under in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «be snowed under» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BE SNOWED UNDER

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The translations of be snowed under from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «be snowed under» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

下大雪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ser cubiertos de nieve
570 millions of speakers

English

be snowed under
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के तहत snowed किया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أن أثلج تحت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть завалены
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ser entupida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অধীন snowed করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être débordé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersalji di bawah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unter beschneit werden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下に雪が降ったことが
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아래에 눈이 내렸다 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi salju
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

được tuyết rơi dưới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீழ் பனிக்கட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतर्गत snowed जाऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Altında kaybolmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

essere nevicato sotto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

być zawalony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути завалені
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fi nins în
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να χιονίσει κάτω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onder gesneeu
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vara översnöad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bli nedsnødd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of be snowed under

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BE SNOWED UNDER»

The term «be snowed under» is normally little used and occupies the 108.872 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BE SNOWED UNDER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about be snowed under

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BE SNOWED UNDER»

Discover the use of be snowed under in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to be snowed under and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Synoptic Report of the Proceedings of the House of Assembly
One of the St. John papers represented Mr. Hanington as saying that he ( Emmerson) had said the hon. member for Westmorland (Hanington) would be snowed under at the next election if he did not regard the petition from Westmorland on ...
New Brunswick. House of Assembly, 1889
2
Debates: Official Report
This is the class of campaign stuff tbat we bad In the last local election in New Brunswick, and I warn hon. gentlemen that If they ever receive such letters as that , to pay no attention to them, or they will be snowed under. The hon. gentleman ...
Canada. Parliament. House of Commons, 1908
3
Official Report of Debates, House of Commons
This is the class of campaign stuff that we had in the last local election in New Brunswick, and I warn hon. gentlemen that If they ever receive such letters as that , to pay no attention to them, or they will be snowed under. The hon. gentleman ...
Canada. Parliament. House of Commons, 1908
4
Official Report of the Debates of the House of Commons of ...
This Is the class of campaign stuff that we had in the last local election in New Brunswick, and I warn hon. gentlemen that If they ever receive such letters as that , to pay no attention to them, or they will be snowed under. The hon. gentleman ...
Canada. Parliament. House of Commons, 1908
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine
Last October, when Pennsylvania held its conference in Reading, our honored founder, Miss Desha, told me this amendment was going to be snowed under, and I told her it would not break my heart if it was. I think I can explain for Mrs. Swift, ...
6
The American Monthly Magazine
Last October, when Bennsylvania held its conference in Reading, our honored founder, Miss Desha, told me this amendment was going to be snowed under, and I told her it would not break my heart if it was. I think I can explain for Mrs. Swift, ...
7
Untitled
... them a lot of information: She always snowing the bosses with statistics. "idiom be snowed under (with sth) to have so much work that you have problems dealing with it all: I'm absolutely snowed under with work at the moment. snowball ...
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Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Polish with CD-ROM: ...
D pada snieg 2 be snowed in to be unable to leave a place because there is too much snow: We were snowed in for two days. D byc zasypanym sniegiem IDIOM be snowed under to have too much work: I 'm snowed under with homework.
Cambridge University Press, 2011
9
York County, Nebraska and Its People: Together with a ...
... it was impossible to see an object scarcely a rod away. Fortunate for the early settlers that their dwellings were mostly sod houses, or dugouts, and in the place of being blown away they were most likely to be snowed under, which happened  ...
Theron E. Sedgwick, 1921
10
The curlytops snowed in: or, Grand fun with skates and sleds
or, Grand fun with skates and sleds Howard Roger Garis. day," Teddy remarked, after a game of bean-bag. "I guess not," agreed Aunt Jo. "The cars would be snowed under." Just then Mrs. Martin called Aunt Jo to help her with some work, and ...
Howard Roger Garis, 1918

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BE SNOWED UNDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term be snowed under is used in the context of the following news items.
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As it happened: World Cup 1990 Ireland v Romania
Expect your local Credit Union to be snowed under with applications for 'new kitchens'. It may not have been the most skilful or enthralling ... «RTE.ie, Jun 15»
2
First Take: Heat stories need to be snowed under
It always amazes me — in a fun way — when native Arizonans share that they have never actually seen snow. Never. Ever. Having grown up ... «Yuma Sun, Jun 15»
3
Strathmore Highland Games chief welcomes 'phenomenal' global …
... committee and in the second year of his 36-month term as SHGA president, is delighted to be snowed under with international enquiries. «The Courier, Jun 15»
4
On The Brink: Austin Bunn on His Literary Debut
Personally, I thought we'd all be snowed under by nuclear winter by now. I was a child of the late '80s, when nuclear war and mutually-assured ... «Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun, May 15»
5
Text your say: Jokowi's flip-flopping
Whereas you would expect the President to be snowed under with duties, it would appear those around him are people are not only inefficient, ... «Jakarta Post, Apr 15»
6
Light was the Night
Parts of America may be snowed under, but it was a rainy night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Perhaps in solidarity with the winter gods, ... «The Indian Express, Feb 15»
7
County Limerick village is thriving after injection of new life
“We will be snowed under with requests and won't be in an ass's roar of meeting them. We need a longterm plan,” he told council members. «Limerick Post, Feb 15»
8
Jeb Bush tastes first success in 2016 nomination stakes
... George also dropped out of the race prematurely in the New Hampshire primary, as polls indicated he would be snowed under by Nixon. «Baltimore Sun, Feb 15»
9
In a new angle
... he expected to be snowed under the task of viewing thousands of snapshots: what came as quite a surprise was the quality of the pictures: ... «The Hindu, Jan 15»
10
What is the point of Davos?
This week, Twitter timelines will be snowed under with tweets from Davos. Many delegates will post pictures and observations about anything ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»

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