heck of a lot of

heck of a lot of

Quite a large amount of. My car has been costing me a heck of a lot of money in repairs lately. It might be time to get a new one.
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CYCLING: Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong admits he is feeling "a heck of a lot of nerves" ahead of his high-profile return to the event this weekend.
SEVEN-TIME Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong admits he is feeling "a heck of a lot of nerves" ahead of his highprofile return to the event in Monaco this weekend.
"I come with an extreme sense of excitement and also, quite honestly, a heck of a lot of nerves but come Saturday afternoon I'll be excited to be there.
Companies that switched to a paperless system are now buying a heck of a lot of paper.
As part of the miniseries, NOTHING BUT THE BEST is a heck of a lot of fun, but it works equally as well as a standalone.
Although the integration of components in the photocell may increase its efficiency, that approach adds "a heck of a lot of complexity," says Allen J.