burst at the seams
phrasal to be larger, fuller, or more crowded than could reasonably have been anticipated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — 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

  • 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 — idi to be filled beyond normal capacity …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • be bursting at the seams — be bursting/bulging/at the seams informal phrase to be very full of people or things The house was bursting at the seams with furniture. Thesaurus: to be full or contain a great dealsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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