more\ than\ one\ could\ shake\ a\ stick\ at


more\ than\ one\ could\ shake\ a\ stick\ at
adj. phr. informal
Very many; a great many; more than you can count.

There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at.

I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • more than one could shake a stick at — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very many; a great many; more than you can count. * /There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at./ * /I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • more than one could shake a stick at — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very many; a great many; more than you can count. * /There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at./ * /I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick — See: CARROT AND STICK, MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick — See: CARROT AND STICK, MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick — See: carrot and stick, more than one could shake a stick at …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shake — See: MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake — See: MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake — See: more than one could shake a stick at …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick — I [[t]stɪ̱k[/t]] NOUN USES ♦♦♦ sticks 1) N COUNT A stick is a thin branch which has fallen off a tree. ...people carrying bundles of dried sticks to sell for firewood. Syn: twig 2) N COUNT A stick is a long thin piece of wood which is used for… …   English dictionary

  • shake — [[t]ʃe͟ɪk[/t]] ♦♦ shakes, shaking, shook, shaken (The form shook can be used as the past participle for meaning 2 of the phrasal verb shake up.) 1) VERB If you shake something, you hold it and move it quickly backwards and forwards or up and down …   English dictionary


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