more (something) than you can shake a stick at

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more (something) than you can shake a stick at

A very large number; an amount that is more than one can count. When it comes to family members, Jay has more than you can shake a stick at.
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more things than you can shake a stick at

INFORMAL
If you say someone or something has more of a particular thing than you can shake a stick at, you mean they have a very large number of them. There's more hit singles on this album than you can shake a stick at. This bike boasts more features than you can shake a stick at.
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more — than you can shake a stick at

used to emphasize the largeness of an amount. informal
1996 Hong Kong & Macau: Rough Guide There are more organised tours of Hong Kong than you can shake a stick at and…some are worth considering.
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more ... than you can shake a ˈstick at

(informal) used to emphasize the large number of something: This music magazine has more reviews than you can shake a stick at.
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