heck of a lot of

heck of a lot of

Quite a large amount of. My car has been costing me a heck of a lot of money in repairs lately. It might be time to get a new one.
See also: heck, lot, of
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CYCLING: Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong admits he is feeling "a heck of a lot of nerves" ahead of his high-profile return to the event this weekend.