packed to the rafters


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packed to the rafters

Completely full; teeming; having no room to spare. I've got so many meetings and deadlines these days that my schedule is packed to the rafters! Her mind was packed to the rafters with ideas for her new book. I felt packed to the rafters after my grandmother's Thanksgiving meal.
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The Canadian showman clearly has plenty of North East fans, as the arena was packed to the rafters for the concert, which began with a suave and sophisticated take on jazz standard Fever.
Allesley Scout HQ was packed to the rafters with residents who wanted to tell council officers and councillors exactly how they felt about plans to build thousands of homes on green belt land across the city.
He was an enormously popular character in the city and Liverpool cathedral was packed to the rafters for his funeral.
No one can seriously believe that stores packed to the rafters with drugs paraphernalia are also stockists for plant food and air fresheners.
The Church Bank clubhouse was packed to the rafters after Saturday's five-tries-to-one victory over Neath to crown a momentous few days for the club.
Spread over an area the size of six football pitches in Britain's brewing capital, Burtonon-Trent, in Staffordshire, the site is packed to the rafters with 27,000 pallets of beer awaiting shipment to supermarkets and off-licences.
The hall was packed to the rafters with a whole day of competing," she said.
Elland Road will be packed to the rafters with a noisy crowd willing on the Championship club as they aim to repeat their 2009-10 cup heroics against arch-rivals and Premier League champions Manchester United.
CHESTER will be packed to the rafters for a cracking card and I'm sweet on David Brown's Doncaster Rover (3.
were packed to the rafters, rabidly xpectant audiences lined up around the and the band blewcrowdsaway with revved up, sun-strafed vein of anthemic, eccentric pop.
As for Tristan in 2012, we will be packed to the rafters.
The show, the first of four Los Angeles dates by the singer, was packed to the rafters as fans turned up early to party in the parking lot to await the return of the Material Mom for her first L.
Beautiful tables that were unforgettable and a house packed to the rafters with all the bright stars of the industry made for a fun-filled night that benefited the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids.
This Sunday Villa Park will be packed to the rafters with real, passionate local football fans, there to see a game devoid of hype or real national media interest.
Between Y2K and the tech bubble, datacenters are packed to the rafters with under-utilized platforms rigidly tied to specific applications.