oceans of

oceans of (something)

A lot of something. You'll be in oceans of problems if you keep charging things on your credit card.
See also: ocean, of

oceans of someone or something

 and an ocean of someone or something
a very large amount of something. The naughty student was in oceans of trouble. After a week of vacation, there was an ocean of work to do.
See also: ocean, of
References in periodicals archive ?
The Living Ocean" is a four volume series designed to introduce children ages 7 to 12 and students in grades 3 and 4 to some of the fascinating fish and mammals that make their home in the seas and oceans of the world.
Many think of rainforests as the `lungs of the planet' even though photosynthesis in the oceans of the world contribute more oxygen to our atmosphere than all terrestrial plants and ecosystems combined.