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Related to a sight: Sense of sight
a (damn) sight
A great deal; quite a lot. Used as an intensifier. The car should run a damn sight better now that you have the tires aligned properly. No offense, but we need someone with a sight more experience in this matter than you have.
A lot; a significant degree. We're a sight better off living in this part of town, don't you think?
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a sightUpper Southern US
A lot; much: We're a sight better off without him.
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