weigh a ton

idiom

: to be very heavy
Her purse weighs a ton.

Examples of weigh a ton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alcaraz's Nadal-like toolbox, mental coolness, muscular physicality and groundstroke balls that weigh a ton put him in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday and put his name on the Open's Tiffany & Co. champion's trophy. Dennis Romero, NBC News, 11 Sep. 2022 After all, even roses by the truckload still weigh a ton. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 14 Oct. 2021 These old catalogues don’t weigh a ton and are short on production values, among them glossy color illustrations, but the writing is often succinct and good. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 22 Aug. 2020

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“Weigh a ton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weigh%20a%20ton. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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