burst\ at\ the\ seams

v. phr. informal
To be too full or too crowded.

John ate so much he was bursting at the seams.

Mary's album was so full of pictures it was bursting at the seams.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • burst at the seams — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be too full or too crowded. * /John ate so much he was bursting at the seams./ * /Mary s album was so full of pictures it was bursting at the seams./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burst at the seams — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be too full or too crowded. * /John ate so much he was bursting at the seams./ * /Mary s album was so full of pictures it was bursting at the seams./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burst at the seams — To be filled to or beyond normal capacity: This room will be bursting at the seams when all the guests arrive …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • burst at the seams — phrasal also burst one s seams : to be very full or crowded; especially : to be larger, fuller, or more crowded than could reasonably have been anticipated …   Useful english dictionary

  • burst at the seams — phrasal to be larger, fuller, or more crowded than could reasonably have been anticipated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burst at the seams — idi to be filled beyond normal capacity …   From formal English to slang

  • burst one's seams — phrasal see burst at the seams …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the seams — See: BURST AT THE SEAMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at the seams — See: BURST AT THE SEAMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ the\ seams — See: burst at the seams …   Словарь американских идиом

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