swim in

swim in something

 
1. Lit. to swim in a body of water. Is it safe to swim in this water? Can we swim in your pool?
2. Fig. to experience an overabundance of something. (Not directly related to {2}) We are just swimming in orders right now. Business is good. Mr. Wilson is swimming in money.
See also: swim

swim in

v.
1. To be covered or flooded with or as if with some liquid: This roast beef is swimming in gravy.
2. To possess a large amount of something; abound in something: After winning the lottery, she was swimming in money.
See also: swim
References in classic literature ?
But the fishes that swim in our brooks we can see, and often we catch them to eat.
But he points to a 13-pound whopper caught two weeks earlier and the results of a WON BASS tournament held the day before as evidence many quality bass swim in the lake.