great deal

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great deal (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) A large number or amount.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part II, chapter4:
      Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.
    • 1996, Kevin Hogan, The psychology of persuasion (page 60)
      Physicians wield a great deal of power.
    • 2008, Andrzej Nowak, History and geopolitics: a contest for Eastern Europe (page 195)
      The low-keyed vision of Poland as a small and humble supplicant of the European Union still has a great deal of supporters.