Значение идиомы snow under

[snow under] {v.} 1. To cover over with snow.

The doghouse wassnowed under during the blizzard.

2. {informal} To give so much ofsomething that it cannot be taken care of; to weigh down by so much ofsomething that’ you cannot do anything about it. – Usually used in thepassive.

The factory received so many orders that it was snowedunder with work.

The disabled girl was snowed under with Christmasletters.


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