English version

many a something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmany a somethingmany a somethingformal or old-fashioned a large number of people or things Many a parent has had to go through this same painful process. I’ve sat here many a time (=often) and wondered what happened to her. many
Examples from the Corpus
many a timeI've sat here many a time and wondered about her.Karpov has played this sequence many times before and should have been fully conversant with its manifold nuances.Billy could easily have ferried her across the river in his boat, as he had done many times before.The victim, a snake specialist, has been bitten many times before.How many times do I have to repeat it?Bryan, how many times do I have to tell you to put your things away?Masklin wondered how many times it had industriously cleaned this corridor, while it waited for nomes to come back ...I am feeling much better, though there are many times when I feel a dull ache.There will be many times when nothing will come to you.
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