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Meaning of "up to one's eyes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP TO ONE'S EYES

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP TO ONE'S EYES

up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek
up the duff
up the pole
up the spout
up to
up to a point
up to date
up to high doh
up to one´s ears
up to one´s neck in
up to putty
up to scratch
up to snuff
up to speed
up to the elbows with
up to the minute
up top
up with

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP TO ONE'S EYES

a sight for sore eyes
all eyes
bedroom eyes
close one´s eyes
come-to-bed eyes
eyes
four-eyes
goo-goo eyes
make eyes
pull the wool over someone´s eyes
sheep´s eyes
snake eyes

Synonyms and antonyms of up to one's eyes in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «up to one's eyes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP TO ONE'S EYES

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Translator English - Chinese

到一个人的眼睛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta los ojos
570 millions of speakers

English

up to one´s eyes
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक आंख के लिए ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى العينين واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до на глазах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

até os olhos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক চোখ পর্যন্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jusqu´à ses yeux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga mata seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis zu den Augen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

1の目まで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 눈 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nganti wong siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên đến đôi mắt của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கணம் வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या डोळ्यांपर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birinin gözlerine
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino a gli occhi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do swoich oczu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до на очах
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

până la ochii lui
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι τα μάτια του
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tot ´n mens se oë
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp till sina ögon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp til ens øyne
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP TO ONE'S EYES»

The term «up to one's eyes» is normally little used and occupies the 138.419 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP TO ONE'S EYES» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP TO ONE'S EYES»

Discover the use of up to one's eyes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up to one's eyes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
3. up to one's ears Also, in up to one's eyes or eyeballs or neck or wazoo. Deeply involved; also, oversupplied, surfeited. For example, I'm up to my ears in work, or He's in up to his eyes with the in-laws. This hyperbolic and slangy idiom implies ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Diccionari UB: anglès-català
... d'ale- gria) desbordar 2) v intr 1 traspuar 2 (una ferida) supurar eye1 (pi eyes) n 1 ANAT ull: she's got blue eyes • te els ulls blaus 2 AGR BOT gemma 3 METEO (d'un huraca) ull -$to be all eyes esser tot ulls -$to be up to one's eyes estar-ne ...
‎2008
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A complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms ...
Too much; too far; without —, beyond -, out ot- measure; up to one's -eyes, — ears; the mark. Refusal. v. To nill; grudge; begrudge; to torswear. phr. Not to near 0!; to turn a deal! ear to; to shake the head: to send to the right about; to hang fire;  ...
S. Fallows
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... or better, than it appears: There is more to my job than meets the eye. turn a blind eye (to something) to pretend not to see or notice (something): Because he works so hard, his boss turns a blind eye when he comes in late. up to one's eyes  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Chambers Idioms
... or better, than it appears: There is more to my job than meets the eye. turn a blind eye (to something) to pretend not to see or notice (something): Because he works so hard, his boss turns a blind eye when he comes in late. up to one's eyes  ...
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Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary: ...
... to open sb's ds to sth hacerle* ver algo a algn; to see d to d with sb (usu with neg) estar* de acuerdo con algn, coinVcidir con algn; with one's ds shut o closed con los ojos cerrados; to be up to one's eyes in sth estar* hasta aquí de algo (fam ) ...
Carol Styles Carvajal, Jane Horwood, Nicholas Rollin, 2004
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Simon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And ...
... 13 consciousness aware of: 7 alive to, awake to; 8 noticing; 11 cognizant of, conscious of awash: 6 afloat; 7 flooded; 9 inundated; 11 overflowing awash in: 10 swimming in; 14 over one's head in, up to one's ears in, up to one's eyes in, up to  ...
Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions, 1999
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The Nelson Contemporary English Dictionary
... all tum a blind eye to his faults up to one's eyes in fully occupied with with an eye to with an end in view He bought the land with an eye to future development eyeball (i'bawll n the globe of the eye eye-bath (ibahth'l n a device for treating the  ...
W. T. Cunningham, 1977
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Advanced Communication Skills Laboratory Manual
177. There is more to something than meets the eye: It is more complicated, or better, than it appears. 178. Up to one's eyes in something: Deeply involved in something. 179. Face someone down: To assert one's superiority over them merely ...
Rani D Sudha, 2010
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Why the Sky is Blue: Discovering the Color of Life
But Newton had never claimed that one could see the colors of the spectrum by holding a prism up to one's eyes. Newton had only investigated the colors of the spectrum under the special conditions of an experiment in which the prism ...
Götz Hoeppe, 2007

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