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English definition of “a list as long as your arm”

a list as long as your arm

informal
a very long list: I've got a list as long as my arm of the things we need to do before we go on holiday.
(Definition of a list as long as your arm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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