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much ink has been spilled

People have written a vast amount (about a certain topic). Typically followed by "on/over/about (something)." Following the scandal, much ink has been spilled about the country's history in dealing with corporate crime. Although much ink has been spilled on the topic, there has sadly been little action at a legislative level.
See also: been, ink, much, spill

over (someone or something)

1. Having accepted, moved on from, or come to terms with something, especially a romantic relationship, that has failed or ended badly. John and Amy broke up nearly a month ago, but I don't think he's over her yet. Failing my driving test like that really bummed me out, but I'm over it now.
2. No longer experiencing strong emotions about someone or something; no longer enthusiastic about someone or something. I was way into comics when I was a kid, but I was pretty much over them by high school.
3. Annoyed or frustrated by someone or something to the point of wanting to no longer deal with or encounter them or it. I'm over it—she can get someone else to make five dozen cupcakes to her exacting standards. It's only been two days, and I'm seriously over this construction project. Everyone thinks Jack's boyfriend is so hilarious, but I'm so over him and his annoying jokes.
See also: over

*over (with)

finished; concluded. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I hope this thing gets over with pretty soon. When will the lecture get over?
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Overing claims that Beowulf-poet's insistence on the passivity and vulnerability of the peace-weaver highlights the peace-weaver's "inevitable failure to be a peace-weaver" (Overing 1990: 74).
A development of 'literature of recognition' through which such people could discover their own voices and find the means to signify, negate and initiate their own historic desire, de-establishing traditional relations of cultural domination from the margins (Bhabha, 1994 and de-Certeau, 1997 as both cited by Rapport and Overing, 2007: 198).
y a traves de que aproximacion--cognitivista, fenomenologica, materialista--puede ser mejor entendida y traducida (Rapport y Overing, 2000:93).
Joanna Overing (2000:78), por ejemplo, destaca que "el lider [amazonico], siendo una especialista en fertilidad, es tambien un especialista en los sentimientos afectuosos o 'convivencia"'.
30pm in May he was asleep in the chair, she began ho overing and it appeared to scare him.
Furthermore, people use what I call "instrumental Speeches" to direct the agency of the tobacco that they consume so that it preys upon evil agents and their substances, and thereby transforms them with some people-making or community-making purpose (see Londono Sulkin 2000 and 2001b, as well as Overing and Passes 2000).
Sylvia Tomasch, Deborah Sinnreich-Levi, and my Wake Forest colleagues, especially Gillian Overing, have been responsive and encouraging listeners.
Two contiguous Bronx apartment buildings located at 1441-1451 Overing Street (aka 2522-24 Frisby Avenue).
A partir de esta perspectiva, Joanna Overing, confrontando la diversidad de talles morfologicos -es decir, de la organizacion social- de las sociedades de las tierras bajas, ejemplarmente representada por los tres casos de noroeste amazonico, Guyanas y Brasil central, puesta frente a su "igualitarismo" politico comun, defiende que, subyacente a esta diversidad, se encontraria el mismo supuesto clastreano de la reciprocidad como precedente ontologico (Overing 1984).
16) Hollis is, nevertheless, sensitive to tensions and disparities within De virginitate in relation to the representation of women, and these become the focus of the critique offered by Lees and Overing in Double Agents in their speculative reading of how the text may have been received by its female patrons.
Its attributes and identity is something constructed in dialectic relationship to adult senses of world and self as something becoming (Rapport and Overing 2000: 29, the italics are mine).
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