at the seams
phrasal entirely, completely <
falling apart at the seams
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

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