have hands full


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have one's hands full (with someone or something)

Fig. to be busy or totally occupied with someone or something. I have my hands full with my three children. You have your hands full with managing the store.
See also: full, hand, have

have your hands full

to be very busy She has her hands full raising their eight children. The new government will have its hands full dealing with all the problems that face it.
See also: full, hand, have

have your hands full

to be so busy that you do not have time to do anything else (often + doing sth) It's no use asking Alice for help, she's got her hands full looking after the kids. (often + with ) Right now I've got my hands full with preparations for the conference.
See also: full, hand, have