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have had a basinful (of something)

To have had more (of something) than one can or is willing to tolerate or endure. Poor Dorothy has had a basinful of ailments over the last year. I've had a basinful of my parents' criticism over my college applications.
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have had a basinful

have had more than enough of something; wish to have no more. informal
2005 Sunday Times Blunkett has had to endure what he would call a basinful of intrusion into his private life.
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