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an embarrassment of riches

formal
so many good things or people that it is impossible to decide which of them you want
Translations of “an embarrassment of riches”
in Chinese (Traditional) 好東西多得令人難以選擇…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好东西多得令人难以选择…
(Definition of an embarrassment of riches from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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