wrapped up in


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wrap (someone or something) up in (something)

To enfold, envelop, or enclose someone or something in some soft, cushiony, or protective material. I wrapped the kids up in their towels so they wouldn't get too cold coming out of the water. Be sure to wrap everything in bubble wrap, or things could break while they're being delivered.
See also: up, wrap

wrapped up in (someone or something)

Thoroughly absorbed, involved, or immersed in someone or something. It's easy to get wrapped up in drama in high school, but there are so many things that are better uses of your time and energy. I got so wrapped up in her during the relationship that it felt like I had lost a part of myself. Don't bother trying to have a conversation with him right now, he's totally wrapped up in one of his video games.
See also: up, wrap

wrapped up in

Completely preoccupied by or absorbed in, as in She is wrapped up in her studies. [c. 1600] Also see wrap up.
See also: up, wrap

wrapped up in

1. Completely immersed or absorbed in: She is wrapped up in her studies.
2. Involved in: They were wrapped up in criminal activities.
See also: up, wrap