more than you can shake a stick at

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 — 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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