Very busy; in the middle of or preoccupied with something or several things.
Sorry I couldn’t make it to your birthday lunch on Wednesday—I’m afraid I’m really in the thick of things at the moment.
Even when you find yourself in the thick of things, try to take a moment each day and take a deep, calming breath.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘in the thick of things’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘in the thick of things’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.