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an avalanche of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishan avalanche of somethingan avalanche of somethingLOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa very large number of things such as letters, messages etc that arrive suddenly at the same time The school received an avalanche of applications. avalanche
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an avalanche of somethingNeighborbood filling stations, laundries, and print shops suddenly find themselves facing an avalanche of rules and reporting requirements.The wave had had its ropes cut and was erupting in an avalanche of fury that would bury everything in its path.A milestone on the way was the onset at Pirelli in the summer of 1968 of an avalanche of wildcat strikes.Once an avalanche of bills has you buried, it seems impossible to dig your way out again.Whatever it was precipitated an avalanche of other objects which thundered down around him as Charles fell sprawling to the ground.Nevertheless, the article provoked an avalanche of reaction.Often the right stuff is buried under an avalanche of garbage.Watching the television for mindless comfort, trying to blot out loneliness with an avalanche of distraction.
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