Snowed-Under common English idioms bridger-jones.com

What does snowed under mean?
Idiom: Snowed under.

Meaning: Overwhelmed by a lot of work; extremely busy with work.

Examples:

He had applied for a grant but at the time the City Council was snowed under with applications.
Airlines are already snowed under by regulations.
We are certainly snowed under, it is a huge project.

The meaning of the idiom snowed under.

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