enough to sink a ship

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enough to sink a ship

Also, enough to sink a battleship. A more than sufficient amount, as in They brought enough food to sink a ship. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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