at the seams
See: BURST AT THE SEAMS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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

  • at the seams — phrasal entirely, completely < falling apart at the seams > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • 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

  • Bursting at the Seams — Infobox Album Name = Bursting at the Seams Type = studio Artist = Strawbs Released = 1973 Recorded = October December 1972 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 40:29 Label = A M, (UK) Producer = Strawbs Reviews = *All Music Guide rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • come apart at the seams — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To become upset to the point where one loses self control and composure as if having suffered a sudden nervous breakdown. * /After his divorce Joe seemed to be coming apart at the seams./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come apart at the seams — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To become upset to the point where one loses self control and composure as if having suffered a sudden nervous breakdown. * /After his divorce Joe seemed to be coming apart at the seams./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be coming apart at the seams — be coming/falling apart at the seams 1. if a system or organization is coming apart at the seams, it is in a very bad condition and likely to fail. For a while it seemed that the whole Asian economy was just coming apart at the seams. 2. if… …   New idioms dictionary

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