(what) with one thing and another

idiom

informal
used to say that one has been very busy doing or dealing with many things
What with one thing and another, I haven't had a chance to buy them a wedding gift.

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(what) with one thing and another

what-you-call-it

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“(what) with one thing and another.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28what%29%20with%20one%20thing%20and%20another. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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