be knee-deep in

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be knee-deep in

1. To have an excessive amount of something. Thanks to that shipping error, we are knee-deep in T-shirts right now.
2. To be mired in something. We were knee-deep in mud when we heard something rustle in the high grass nearby.

be knee-deep in something

to have too much of something I'm knee-deep in work at the moment, so I'm not stopping for lunch.