Friday, June 16, 2006

Friday Bonus Round: Fun German Idiom

viel um die Ohren haben... : to be rushed off one's feet, be up to one's ears in work, to have a lot on one's plate

zB: Leider kann ich heute nicht mitkommen. Ich habe viel um die Ohren.

(" 'Fraid I can't come with you today. I've got a lot on my plate.")

from Guide to German Idioms by J. P. Lupson

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