enough to choke a horse

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enough to choke a horse (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic, informal) An excessive quantity.
    You didn't have to buy enough wrapping paper to choke a horse, just because it was on sale.
    • 1999, Tom Waits, "What's He Building?" from Mule Variations:
      There's poison underneath the sink, of course.
      There's also enough formaldehyde to choke a horse.