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Swamp

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Definition

a swamp: an area of wetland, a bog, a marsh
noun

to be swamped with, by (something): to be inundated, overloaded, very busy (with or by something)
idiom
Luna is swamped with applications for the new position. She has already received over 500!
I'm swamped with work, it will take me weeks to finish it.
Paris is swamped with tourists in the summer, they are everywhere.

Pronunciation examples
UK: What's that moving in the swamp over there?
US: I'm swamped with work at the moment; you'll have to make your own coffee.

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