more than someone can shake a stick at

idiom

chiefly US, informal
: more than anyone can count : a lot
She has more troubles than you can shake a stick at.

Dictionary Entries Near more than someone can shake a stick at

more than one pair of hands

more than someone can shake a stick at

Moreton Bay

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“More than someone can shake a stick at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20than%20someone%20can%20shake%20a%20stick%20at. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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