have one's hands full

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Definition of have one's hands full

: to be very busy She'll have her hands full with the new baby.

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“Have one's hands full.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20one%27s%20hands%20full. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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