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

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP TO ONE'S NECK IN

up to one's neck in play
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WHAT DOES UP TO ONE'S NECK IN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of up to one's neck in in the English dictionary

The definition of up to one's neck in in the dictionary is deeply involved in.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP TO ONE'S NECK IN

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 eyes
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 NECK IN

block in
book in
break in
check in
chuck in
get stuck in
ink in
jack in
kick in
muck in
pack in
sink in
suck in
take stock in
tuck in
work in

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

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

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Translator English - Chinese

到一个人的脖子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta el cuello de una en
570 millions of speakers

English

up to one´s neck in
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

में किसी के गले तक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يصل إلى الرقبة واحدة في
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до своей шеи в
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

até o pescoço em
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক এর ঘাড় পর্যন্ত ইন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à un de cou en
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga ke leher seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis zu den Hals in
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中首まで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 목 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nganti gulu ing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên đến cổ của một người trong
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உள்ளே ஒரு கழுத்து வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणाच्या मानेवर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Içinde boynuna kadar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino al proprio collo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do czyjejś szyi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до своєї шиї в
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

până la gât cuiva în
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι το λαιμό κάποιου σε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tot ´n mens se nek in
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp till en nacke i
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp til en hals i
5 millions of speakers

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

The term «up to one's neck in» is regularly used and occupies the 60.694 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP TO ONE'S NECK IN»

Discover the use of up to one's neck in in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up to one's neck in and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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German/English Dictionary of Idioms
(2) ' to be up to one's neck in debtlworkl... jm. im Hals(e) stecken bleiben ugs ' 1. 2 . to stick in s.o.'s throatlcraw l. Als sie diese Bemerkung hörte, blieb ihr vor Überraschung der Bissen im Halse stecken 2. Ich erschrak über mich selbst, als mir ...
Hans Schemann, 2013
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Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium- Revised Edition in Paperback
... in the neck Have the (brass) neck to do something Neck and neck The same neck of the woods Up to one's neck in Win by a neck Stick one's neck out Nothing All or nothing It was (or it's) nothing Nothing doing Nothing like Nothing ventured,  ...
Jonathan Gabay, 2006
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Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium
... in the neck Have the (brass) neck to do something Neck and neck The same neck of the woods Up to one's neck in Win by a neck Stick one's neck out Nothing All or nothing It was (or it's) nothing Nothing doing Nothing like Nothing ventured,  ...
Jonathan Gabay, 2006
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Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium: The Definitive Professional ...
... in the neck Have the (brass) neck to do something Neck and neck The same neck of the woods Up to one's neck in Win by a neck Stick one's neck out Nothing All or nothing It was (or it's) nothing Nothing doing Nothing like Nothing ventured,  ...
J. Jonathan Gabay, 2007
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When Work Takes Control: The Psychology and Effects of Work ...
The book serves as an introduction to an, as yet, rather unexplored area, and it speaks to people who work professionally with working environments, and people who have themselves experienced, or know of people who have experienced how work ...
Pernille Rasmussen, Susie Daugaard Hansen, 2008
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General Knowledge of English Literature
To be up to one's neck in something—to be deeply implicated in a crime or trouble. Neckandcrop—entirely, thewhole body. Nearly always usedinconnection with'throwing out'. To carry a millstone round one's neck—to beburdened with a ...
Rebecca A. Vorsah, 2011
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Chambers concise dictionary
... save one's or someone's neck or skin see under save, stick one's neck out see under STICK2, up to one's neck in something colloq deeply involved in (esp a troublesome situation); busy; preoccupied. neckband > n a band or strip of material ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial ...
The Veiled One. 1988. New York: Ballantine Books, 1989. 1990 "What brings you to this neck of the woods?" (p. 176) Rendell, Ruth. Going Wrong. 1990. New York : The Mysterious Press, 1991. To be up to one's neck in (something) 1925 I was ...
George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder, 2005
9
Chasing the Wild Goose: The Story of the Iona Community
In the monasteries, daily worship and private prayer were central. Along with them went a severe penitential system. Penitential practices from the East, such as standing up to one's neck in water while reciting the Psalter, were taken over by ...
Ron Ferguson, 1998
10
Idiomatic Expressions with English Grammar' 99 Ed.
Cruz, Et Al. UP TO ONE'S EARS — deeply immersed in — having monetary value VARNISH THE STORY — to make. UP TO ONE'S EARS UP TO ONE'S NECK IN UP TO PAR UP TO//SCRATCH/ SNUFF UP TO SOMETHING UP TO THE ...
Cruz, Et Al

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