enough to sink a ship(redirected from enough to sink a battleship)
enough (something) to sink a (battle)ship
Referring to a very large quantity of something. Over the years, we've accumulated enough Christmas decorations to sink a ship. Where are we going to put them all?
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enough to sink a ship
Also, enough to sink a battleship. A more than sufficient amount, as in They brought enough food to sink a ship. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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