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up to (one's) ears in debt
Having an excessive or overwhelming amount of debt. Our cash flow is good, but we're up to our ears in debt, which is a big strain on the company. You'll be up to your ears in debt if you don't stop charging everything.
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up to your ears in debt
If you are up to your ears in debt, you owe a lot of money. Tom was still up to his ears in debt with no prospect of work.
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