up to his neck

ADJECTIVE
  1. deeply involved
    up to their necks in debt
    neck-deep in work
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How To Use up to his neck In A Sentence

  • He had woken at 5.00 a. m. on the sofa with his tie still up to his neck. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • Jim's up to his neck in debt.
  • Up to his neck in the reputedly healing waters, Daudet read Montaigne; and in private consumed huge amounts of morphine, chloral and bromide in an attempt to palliate his excruciating pains.
  • Jim's up to his neck in debt.
  • He's in it up to his neck.
  • When the water was up to his neck, a hand came from behind and pushed his head under.
  • Well, to be fair, Joe Kennedy was up to his neck in prewar Nazi dealings … Think Progress » On Today Show, O’Reilly Compares Murtha With Hitler Sympathizers
  • In the wonderful crooked, twisting, climbing, soaring, burrowing Genoese alleys the traveller is really up to his neck in the old Italian sketchability. Italian Hours
  • These dance sequences are occasionally punctuated by hallucinatory images such as Thoreau wandering into a convenience store along with his forest dancers (who are partial to a Crystal Lite machine in what may be the strangest product placement captured on film) or an African American gentleman chained up in the bed of a truck, only to be released later while his captor is buried up to his neck on a beach. Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat
  • It was certainly intended that Charles should sit up to his neck in warm salt water for ten minutes, and Mr Young says that with the plaister, and with the greasy, and resisting quality of the ointment, that the water would not penetrate near so much as you seem to suppose it would. Letter 170
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