a good (or great) many

a good (or great) many
a large number.
many

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • great\ many — • good many • great many noun or adj A large number (of); very many. Used with a . We found some fall flowers, but the frost had already killed a good many. A great many of the houses were knocked down by the earthquake. Tom has a good many… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great many — See: GOOD MANY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great many — See: GOOD MANY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a great many — ► a good (or great) many a large number. Main Entry: ↑many …   English terms dictionary

  • many — ► DETERMINER , PRONOUN , & ADJECTIVE (more, most) ▪ a large number of. ► NOUN (the many) ▪ the majority of people. ● a good (or great) many Cf. ↑a great many …   English terms dictionary

  • many — /ˈmɛni / (say menee) adjective 1. constituting or forming a large number: many people. 2. relatively numerous: six may be too many; as many as seven; how many cups? –pronoun 3. a great or considerable number: many of the chairs; some were bought …   Australian English dictionary

  • many — adj. & n. adj. (more; most) great in number; numerous (many times; many people; many a person; his reasons were many). n. (as pl.) 1 a large number (many like skiing; many went). 2 (prec. by the) the multitude of esp. working people. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • many — determiner, pronoun, & adjective (more, most) a large number of. noun [as pluralnoun the many] the majority of people. Phrases a good (or great) many a large number. many a a large number of. Derivatives …   English new terms dictionary

  • good\ many — • good many • great many noun or adj A large number (of); very many. Used with a . We found some fall flowers, but the frost had already killed a good many. A great many of the houses were knocked down by the earthquake. Tom has a good many… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great\ deal — • good deal • great deal noun informal A large amount; much. Used with a . Mrs. Walker s long illness cost her a good deal. George spends a great deal of his time watching television. Often used like an adverb. Cleaning up after the party took a… …   Словарь американских идиом

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