any number
{n.}, {informal} A large number; many. * /There are any number of reasons for eating good food./ * /Don't ask George what his excuse is. He can invent any number./ Compare: A LOT, A NUMBER, GOOD MANY.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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