swamped meaning?

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What is the meaning of "swamped" idiom?
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Idiom Scenario 1:


Michelle is a woman of means.  As a result, she is no stranger to hard work.  Today, Michelle has eight sales appointments, three reports to write and five interviews to conduct.  This is far more work than usual for Michelle.
You could say that Michelle is swamped with work today.
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Idiom Definition:


"to be swamped"
to be overwhelmed with a great amount of work
to be overwhelmed with a great many obligations
to be overwhelmed by people (or animals)
 
Synonyms:
afflicted, altered, changed, damaged, distressed, impaired, frustrated, surmounted, overpowered, overwhelmed, overwrought, troubled, undone, upset
 
 
This poor fellow is swamped with work. - - - - ->  a bald man is sitting behind a desk.  his upper body is lying on the desk with arms splayed.  there are a great many papers strewn on the desk.




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Idiom Scenario 2:


A famous actor ate supper at his favorite restaurant yesterday.  After he finished his supper, the actor left the restaurant to go home.  Unfortunately, his fans discovered that he was at the restaurant.  The actor's fans arrived by the hundreds to get autographs and photographs.
The actor was swamped by his fans when he left the restaurant.
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Idiom Usage:

Usually but not always:
to be swamped with (things)
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to be swamped by (people or animals)
 
In the imperative:
"I'm swamped!"
 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Being swamped with work can be a stressful experience.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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