thousand and one

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thousand and one

  1. (Britain) alternative form of thousand one (US form)
  2. A great many; numerous.
    • Gregory L. Peck (2010) Exercise for the Mind, Body and Soul: Pathway to a Better Life, ISBN 1449074375, page 11: “There are always a thousand and one reasons not to do something. But there are also always a thousand and one reasons to do something, particularly exercise.”

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