wrapped up in

idiom

: fully involved or interested in (something)
I was (completely) wrapped up in my work, so I didn't hear you come in.

Examples of wrapped up in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All of that, wrapped up in a simple wooden box, tucked away in an ordinary Portland home. Thallman, oregonlive, 1 Apr. 2023 The first wave of NFL free agency goes fast, and the majority of the big deals are wrapped up in the negotiating period, which leads to about two weeks of bargain shopping before teams reassess and turn focus to the draft. Brad Biggs, Chicago Tribune, 18 Mar. 2023 With Radiolab, On Being, My Favorite Murder, Object of Sound, and The Heart, each room is wrapped up in a magical sensibility. Joshua Dudley, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2023 But that number is meant to just be an expression of his love for her… and wrapped up in his love is all the hotness and the sexiness and the tender moments, the romantic moments. Todd Gilchrist, Variety, 16 Feb. 2023 There’s only so much sense getting wrapped up in spring training performances and outcomes because things can change dozens of times, starting only moments after the lights come on in the regular season. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2023 The best of Jersey is wrapped up in this three-bedroom located right on the canal in Toms River. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 10 Jan. 2023 Petersen also thinks our love of soup is wrapped up in a desire for security and comfort. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 10 Jan. 2023 Some European leaders have called it protectionism wrapped up in climate policy. Michael Birnbaum, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Dec. 2022

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“Wrapped up in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrapped%20up%20in. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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