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the mother of all sth

informal
an extreme example of something
…最极端的例子
We got caught in the mother of all storms.
我们遇到了最强的暴风雨。
Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
Translations of “the mother of all sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) …最極端的例子…
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