a lot on (one's) plate

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a lot on (one's) plate

A lot to do. I just have a lot on my plate right now while I'm finishing up my degree and doing this huge project for work. Please, I have three small children, and I work full-time—there's always a lot on my plate! Susan apparently has a lot on her plate today, so she asked if we could meet up for lunch tomorrow instead.
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