a (whole) host of (something)

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a (whole) host of (something)

A very large number or collection of people or things. While this scandal was certainly the final nail in his coffin, the candidate had a whole host of campaign issues that made his election problematic. While it's been receiving positive reviews from critics, there's a host of fans of the series who are upset with the way the film turned out.
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Gold take on Locharbriggs D, Ex A host the Albert Club whilst the Blue Bell receive Locharbriggs C.
There are a host of logistic issues at play that even if the A's were courting the Portland market, make it difficult, if not impossible.
Blount says a host of smaller groups, ranging from the local Junior League to an advocacy group for the homeless, also participate in the programming.
Dominik Wodarz of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle has considered a scenario in which two different pathogens--call them A and B--threaten a host population.
May, who also stays with a host family, looks forward to the weekly potlucks.
option=com_content&view=article&id=5620:the-athletics-relocation-contraction-bob-lurie-walter-haas-and-the-giants&catid=26:editorials&Itemid=39), the situation is still undetermined with a host of options on the table.