Catch Word #233 – I’ve got a lot on my plate

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Do you have a lot on your plate? No, we’re not talking about food. To have a lot on your plate means to be very busy. Well, if you’re not too busy, give this Catch Word episode a listen!

Fun facts

Another expression for being busy is to have a lot of plates to spin. Plate spinning is a performance where someone spins numerous plates on polls. It is a popular act for circuses and street performers. The world record for simultaneous plate spinning is 108 plates, set by David Spathaky.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • By any stretch of the imagination
  • To have a lot on your plate
  • To be slammed
  • The end is in sight
  • To be swamped
  • Business is booming

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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