a slew of (something)

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a slew of (something)

A very large number or amount of something; a lot of something. We've been coming up against a slew of legal issues getting our new subsidiary set up overseas. There are a slew of old computer parts scattered around the workshop, so have a look and see if you can find something you need.
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slew

1. in. to drink to intoxication. They must have been slewing for an hour before one got up and left.
2. and slews n. a lot; lots. I have a whole slew of old computer programs at home in a box somewhere.
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WASHINGTON -- While a slew of states have made great strides in preparing students for college, the proportion of Americans attending college hasn't increased, according to a recent report from a public policy group that focuses on higher education.