a whole bunch

a whole bunch

and whole bunches
mod. a whole lot; very much. (Always with a in the singular.) I like to spend evenings at home a whole bunch. Tom likes Mary whole bunches, but she thinks he’s a dork.
See also: bunch, whole
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It's relatively small- it sports 220 pounds of wet plant material, and you can imagine how much one fruit tree or a whole bunch of tomato plants would weigh by comparison- but it consumes carbon dioxide, spits out oxygen, and produces produces about 13 gallons of drinkable water every day (in a working extraterrestrial garden, water would largely come from crew members' urine).
He's a slow-moving Mississippi kid that doesn't get shaken up about a whole bunch,'' Budner said.
So why ask the voters to raise taxes a whole bunch to raise taxes a whole bunch to pay for fixing them?