be in the thick of things

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be in the thick of things

To be very busy; in the middle of or preoccupied with something or several things. Sorry I couldn't make it to your birthday lunch on Wednesday, I'm afraid I'm really in the thick of things at the moment. Even when you are in the thick of things, try to take a moment each day and take a deep, calming breath.
See also: of, thick, thing
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Gilas had 12 players in attendance on Thursday at Meralco Gym but missed June Mar Fajardo, the injured Marcio Lassiter, Roger Pogoy, and Troy Rosario who are in the thick of things in the finals of the PBA Commissioner's Cup.