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and then some

and even more; and more than has been mentioned. John is going to have to run like a deer and then some to win this race. The cook put the amount of salt called for into the soup and then some.
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and then some

and even more It looked like 20,000 people and then some were crowded into the stadium. Investors in the business got their money back and then some.
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and then some

  (American & Australian)
and even more It looked like 20,000 people and then some at the demonstration. 'Did Joe give you a hard time?' 'Yeah, and then some!'
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and then some

And considerably more, as in I need all the help I can get and then some, or The speaker went on for an hour and then some. This idiom may originally have come from and some, a much older Scottish expression used in the same way. [Early 1900s]
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and then some

Informal
With considerably more in addition: This project will take all our skill and then some.
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