6 I've got a lot on my plate right now.
👉 In January I am starting a new position and I will have a lot more on my plate!
7. I'm up to my ears!
👉 Will has no time to watch rugby - he's up to his ears in farmwork!
8. I'm tied up.
👉 I can't come over right now as I'm a bit tied up!
9. I can't take anything else on.
👉 I would love to volunteer for your project but I can't take any more on.
10. I'm stressed.
👉 I'm feeling very stressed at present - could we rearrange for a quieter time?