have (one's) plate full(redirected from had his plate full)
have (one's) plate full
To have a schedule or workload that is filled to capacity with obligations, tasks, or problems. I'd love to help you but I have my plate full right now. The new president is certainly going to have his plate full when he gets into office.
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