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more (something) than Carter('s) has (liver) pills

old-fashioned A huge number of something; an amount of something that is greater than one can count. A reference to a popular patent medicine created in 1868 called "Carter's Little Liver Pills" (renamed "Carter's Little Pills" in 1959). I swear, that boy's got more excuses than Carter has liver pills! Their company's got more money problems than Carter's has pills—I wouldn't be surprised if they went bankrupt next week!
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more something than Carter has (liver) pills

Fig. a great deal of something. (Older; refers to a product called Carter's Little Liver Pills.) Why he's got more problems than Carter has pills! Bobby has more marbles than Carter has liver pills!
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A peanut farmer turned politician then worldwide humanitarian, Carter is taking on a special role as several Democratic candidates look to his family-run campaign after the Watergate scandal as the road map for toppling President Donald Trump in 2020, the Associated Press reported.
Bernard was born June 11, 1940 in Hamilton County to Warner Russell Carter and Monette (Bozarth) Carter.
Critics have described Carter's foreign policies as 'ineffectual' and 'hopelessly muddled,' and their formulation demonstrated 'weakness and indecision.'
Conrad died in a truck that he filled with carbon monoxide while Carter texted him allegedly urging him to go through with the suicide.
Aside from learning cricket, Carter also has to deal with his father getting deployed (again), his three whiny sisters, a dachshund that throws up every time anything exciting happens --and then there's a surprise English butler.
Carter was perusing her social-media feed one late night at the end of August when she received a message from Plummer, now 18.
15, 2016, the United States filed the instant Complaint, seeking to "foreclose the federal tax liens against certain real properties with respect to Lewis Carter's tax and penalty liabilities" for the tax years 1997-2000, 2002-2006, and 2008-2009.
With Carter on the point of going 11-8 in front, he collided with five-time champion O'Sullivan at the side of the table when he returned to his seat after fluking a snooker.
long-time, loyal Taiwanese fan of eight-time NBA all star player Vince Carter flew 13 hours and 6,500 miles to watch his idol play, but was surprised with the chance of a lifetime to join him in practice and even got to toss the 2000 NBA Slam dunk Champion an alley-oop for a two-handed jam.
Aging Out follows the life of Alton Carter from the time he joins the foster care system as a young boy to the present day.
In one neat paragraph early in The Invention of Angela Carter, Edmund Gordon connects the dots between the characters, settings, and themes in Carter's second novel, The Magic Toyshop (1967), and elements of the author's personal history and the circumstances in which she created this work.
CONSIDERING THE SHEER IMPRESSIVE RANGE of Angela Carter's writing--journalism, literary criticism, poetry, film adaptations, radio plays, nine novels, even a libretto--it may be hard for some readers, especially those familiar with only a portion of her work, to pin her down.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 15 (ANI-NewsVoir): Unfolding a new chapter in the Indian fashion milieu, British Designer Simon Carter marks his India entry with the launch of `Simon Carter' menswear brand.
Former US President Jimmy Carter was receiving hospital care on Thursday after becoming dehydrated at a charity house-building project in Canada, but he is doing "OK," Habitat for Humanity said.