wrapped up in (someone or something)

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

wrapped up (in someone/something)

mod. concerned or obsessed with someone or something. I’m too wrapped up in my charity work to get a job.
See also: someone, something, up, wrap
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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