a lot on my plate

A lot on my plate
If you have got a lot on your plate, you are very busy and have commitments.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • a lot on your plate —    If someone has a lot on their plate, they are extremely busy or have several problems to handle at the same time.     It s not a good time to discuss the problem with David. He s got a lot on his plate at the moment …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • A lot on the plate — a lot to do …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • a lot on the plate — Australian Slang a lot to do …   English dialects glossary

  • have a lot on (your) plate — have a lot/enough on (your) plate to have a lot of work to do or a lot of problems to deal with. I don t want to burden my daughter with my problems; she s got enough on her plate with her husband in prison. Simon can t take on any more work. He… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a lot on your plate — have a lot/enough/too much/on your plate phrase to have a lot of/​enough/​too many things to worry about or deal with With three kids and a full time job, she’s got enough on her plate already. Thesaurus: to worry or feel nervous about something …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plate — Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plate armor — Plate Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plate bone — Plate Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plate girder — Plate Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plate glass — Plate Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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