and then some


and then some
and then some
and even more; and more than has been mentioned. •

John is going to have to run like a deer and then some to win this race.

The cook put the amount of salt called for into the soup and then some.

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And a lot more; and more too. * /It would cost all the money he had and then some./ * /Talking his way out of this trouble was going to take all his wits and then some./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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