Up to his ears

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    He's up to his ears in work and cannot possibly see you now.

  • 2

    If you give me a hand, then I shall be able to finish more quickly.

  • 3

    I prefer to talk to people face to face rather than to talk on the phone.

  • 4

    The manager dismissed the new proposal out of hand and said that it was not at all practical.

  • 5

    As she is new to the job I would ask you to keep an eye on her for the time being.

  • 6

    The opposition in parliament accused the government of playing games and refusing to accept the seriousness of the situation.

  • 7

    He accused her of talking through her hat and refused to accept a word of what she said.

  • 8

    The police advised them to go down to the cellar in order to be out of harm's way.

  • 9

    I'd give my right arm if I could get tickets for that concert.

  • 10

    You can always rely on Fred to put his foot in it and come out with a remark like that.

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