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Snowed under


Over-whelmed. Imagine being covered by a a mountain of snow and unable to get out. (Compare to Frazzled, Under the gun,Run ragged or Spread thin.)

“He was promoted but unable to handle the job, he was completely snowed under by his new responsibilities.”

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