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everything but/except the kitchen sink

humorous
a much larger number of things than is necessary: We're only going on vacation for a week, but John will insist on taking everything but the kitchen sink.
Translations of “everything but/except the kitchen sink”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎全部東西, 過多的東西…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎全部东西, 过多的东西…
(Definition of everything but/except the kitchen sink from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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