too much of a good thing

too much of a good thing

more of a thing than is good or useful. I usually take short vacations. I can't stand too much of a good thing. Too much of a good thing can make you sick, especially if the good thing is chocolate.
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too much of a good thing

too much of something that in smaller amounts is good We had hoped for a snowstorm, but now we have too much of a good thing and can't go out at all. Some people believe that the Internet offers too much of a good thing, specifically, free speech.
See also: good, much, of, thing

too much of a good thing

if you have too much of a good thing, something pleasant becomes unpleasant because you have too much of it I felt sick after I'd eaten all those chocolates. You can have too much of a good thing. All this attention she's getting could prove to be too much of a good thing.
See also: good, much, of, thing

too much of a good thing

Too large an amount of a beneficial or useful thing or activity can be harmful or excessive. For example, The indoor decorations are fine but the outdoor Santa, sled, reindeer, gnomes-it's just too much of a good thing . Expressed in slightly different form even earlier, Shakespeare used this precise wording in praise of moderation in As You Like It (4:1): "Can one desire too much of a good thing?"
See also: good, much, of, thing