a good/great many

a good many

A large amount. There were a good many people doing last minute shopping at the mall on Christmas Eve.
See also: good, many

a great many

A very large number of (people, things, etc.). A great many people have joined the protest to voice their concerns over increased taxes.
See also: great, many
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(a) good many

quite a few. I have a good many kinfolk in Texas. Mary owns a good many acres of land.
See also: good, many
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

great many

see under good many.
See also: great, many
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

a good/great many

very many; a lot: A good many people think she’s right.There are a great many places in the world I’d like to visit.
See also: good, great, many
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