like anything

idiom

informal
: very much : very forcefully
It was raining like anything.
She was hoping like anything that the weather would be good.

Examples of like anything in a Sentence

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“Like anything.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20anything. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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